Thursday, 25 February 2016 | Vodacom World, Midrand

Paul Ferron

Director: security solutions, CA Technologies EMEA

Paul Ferron, Director: security solutions, CA Technologies EMEA

Paul is an Information Security expert, with more than 15 years' experience in helping companies adopt an "Enable Business Securely" approach that revolves around Business Risk. He applies technical know-how, social skills and commercial aptitude to create strong business proposals, leading with integrity and honesty.

At CA he is responsible for business development; creating and supporting business opportunities in the field of Information Security, he does this by building bridges between a customer's business objectives, and technology solutions.

Paul is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and the author of several publications. His insightful stories around Digital Identity and the Application Economy help companies understand how they can use traditional security topics to enable the business and build new revenue streams.

Prior to joining CA Technologies in 2010, Paul spent 3 years working at Qualys as Managing Director for Benelux & Nordics, responsible for the execution of the sales strategy in the territory. Paul has also held many other managerial roles in his career, to just name a few: at Symantec Paul was a Services Business Project Manager, and then became the Consultancy Services Manager for Benelux. Previous to this he was an Account Manager, then an Operations Manager at Kahuna.

Paul achieved his CISSP status in 2005, his proficiencies include Client Relations, broad IT Security knowledge, Pipeline building, Product Management, Cloud Expert, Project Management, Creativity and Simplicity.