Leopoldo Cuellar

Director of Cyber Security Practice

Leo Cuellar at CRI Advantage

As an experienced Information Security professional, Leo has focused on IT Security Operations, IT Governance, Secure Development, Compliance, Risk, and Privacy.  His experience blends a diverse mix of small and Fortune 100 companies and a real-world understanding of the challenges and opportunities of PCI, SOX, PII, HIPAA, NIST, and International regulatory requirements.  Leo provides strategic advice as well as practical expertise in information security, compliance, and risk management.

Leo’s key capabilities and examples of related experiences include:

Information Security and Risk ManagementCreate and Manage Information Security and Risk programs to control and reduce risk and meet regulatory requirements.

Regulatory Compliance – Meeting Privacy & Security Obligations – Identify applicable privacy and security regulations and laws, remediate compliance gaps, and create a sustainable compliance program.

IT Governance – Aligning Business and IT

Work with business executives to prioritize initiatives in alignment with long-term strategy and benefits.

Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Planning
Directed and facilitated development, implementation, and testing of comprehensive organizational plans that include Risk Assessment and Business Impact Analysis, Business Continuity Plans, and Technology Disaster Recovery Plans.

Master of Science Degree in Applied Information Management

University of Oregon – Eugene, Oregon

Bachelor of Arts Degree

University of Washington – Seattle, Washington

Professional Training and Certifications

CISSP – Certified Information Systems Security Professional

CISA – Certified Information Security Auditor