Khadir Fayaz

Vice President, Regional Information Security Officer, Pearson

Khadir Fayaz is a recognized Cyber Security Executive Leader with more than 16 years of experience in driving large scale technology security initiatives, cyber resiliency programs and risk management. Dynamic, metrics-driven leader of international and virtual teams adept at integrating people, business processes, and technology assets into effective risk reduction strategies to elevate organizational security posture from external and internal threats.

Experience includes Financial, FMCG, Education, Manufacturing, Technology Consulting and Hospitality/Travel industries requiring on demand adaptability, high availability, and secure architecture. Built strong customer and business partner relationships, effective teams across the full spectrum of information security services. Hired and developed talent, and operated truly globally having extensive hands-on experience in Asia Pacific and USA.

Leveraged strong academic and commercial background with superlative communications skills to deliver robust organizational change programs. A highly sought-after speaker in the region and has earned a reputation of presenting on unique, challenging and thought provoking security topics.