CISO & Cybersecurity Expert
Laks is a thought leader and Subject Matter Expert in Enterprise and Cybersecurity Solutions. He brings over three decades of technology and management expertise in Cybersecurity, Application Development and Cloud Computing in industry verticals like Government, Banking, Finance and Insurance (BFI).
Recently, Laks served at the US Department of Justice (DOJ) as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Director of IT/Cybersecurity. He served in a strategic role guiding several mission critical initiatives at US Census, US Marine Corps – LOGCOM, US Office of Justice Program (OJP). Previously, Laks served as a Partner at a leading Identity and Access Service provider, which deployed Enterprise Identity and Access Management Solutions to several large enterprises. He has held several executive positions at Raytheon, NASD, Verisign, T. Rowe Price and Nationwide before joining the federal government.
Laks is passionate about Information Security and is a compelling speaker on technology topics ranging from Distributed Computing, IT Strategy to Cybersecurity especially in areas related to Financial and Government sectors. His speaking engagements include various national and International events. Laks academic pedigree includes a Master’s in Computer Science from Drexel University and a Bachelor’s in Engineering.