MSc, Principal, National Leader of Cybersecurity
New York, NY
Currently Principal, National Leader of Cybersecurity with CohnReznick. Shahryar is helping clients with their Cybersecurity strategy and transformation programs. Leveraging his extensive technology and risk management leadership experience from major consulting and financial services companies, and his solid track record with some complex and global implementations, Shahryar has successfully helped chief technology, risk, compliance and security officers, achieve their goals and optimize their critical and strategic programs.
Shahryar led one of the largest and most complex global cybersecurity implementations in the world at a large financial institution, and is a recognized thought leader on cybersecurity. He was a member of the AICPA’s Center for Audit Quality (CAQ) and Assurance Services Executive Committee (ASEC) Cybersecurity working groups, along with other major accounting firms, and developed a cybersecurity attestation service (SOC for Cybersecurity) that will help auditors identify cyber risks.
Shahryar has deep expertise in the areas of cybersecurity, application development, IT infrastructure management, digital transformation, IT due diligence, IT financial management, and business continuity. He also implemented compliance programs related to enforcement actions and industry recognized standards including ISO 27001, HIPAA, FFIEC, FISMA, NIST, SOC 2, DFARS, GDRP, AML/KYC and FATCA.
M.S., Software Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
B.S., Computer Science, Bethune-Cookman University