Global Head of Vulnerability Management and Technical Risks, Novartis
16 years of experience in the IT field, with focus on multiple industries. Government: securing the communications between worldwide Italian Embassies and Consulates, in a joint cooperation with the Italian Ministry of Defence; ISPs: run operations and merging as the support to Albacom Italy migrated to British Telecom, the design and execution of the Tele2 Italy migration to Vodafone and the plan and execution of AT&T Denmark networking operations migration to Slovakia. Banking: the successful start-up of an IT operations center in IBM Poland for a multi-billion EMEA Bank contract and the management of a selected customer portfolio for Italy and UK in IBM Czech Republic. Healthcare: shape a modern and effective Vulnerability Management program in Novartis, enhancing visibility and discovery, implement prioritizing methods and drive effective remediation efforts. A lifetime interest in internet technologies, how to operate, design and embed security; a stimulating people management career and a natural tendency towards the setup of new services or improving the existing ones. Holistic view of IT, Security and Management, Andrea is ITIL Expert and Prince2 Practitioner certified, on top of other technological certifications mainly from Cisco.