VP, Cyber and Information Security Officer
Sunil Chand is currently the VP, Cyber and Information Security Officer for the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG). Sunil is accountable for overseeing and reporting on all matters relating to the organization’s technology and information security risk, including cyber risk. This includes the strategic planning, development and management of enterprise-wide security strategy, policy, architecture, standards, programs and processes.
A key element of the role is communicating security at a strategic level to Executive Management and the Board of Directors along with evangelizing security across the business to drive adoption of security best practices.
Sunil specializes in security and risk management for private and public sector organizations. Additionally, he has developed security consulting services portfolios, and marketed them to critical sectors such as, finance, health and energy.
Prior to joining OLG, Sunil was the Security Leader and Chief Security Officer (CSO) for CGI’s Canadian division. As the senior leader he was responsible for the securing the organizations digital footprint.
Sunil has also held senior leadership roles with Grant Thornton LLP and TELUS Security where he was responsible for the profitably and growth of their consulting services.
Sunil’s experience is predominantly in industry for complex organizations where he held senior roles such as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for a number of organizations in the financial services, business process outsourcing, education and marketing sectors.
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