Regional Director, Latin America and Caribbean
Magdiel Rodriguez is a 25-year veteran in the areas of Information Security, Enterprise Risk Management, and Compliance, Information Technology, and Operations.
Rodriguez spent 21 years with Visa Inc. as the company’s Senior Business Leader of Information Security. Currently, he is the Regional Director Latin America and Caribbean for FS-ISAC.
Rodriguez has extensive experience in the areas of enterprise risk management and compliance and information technology. In the financial industry, he has experience in a broad range of areas related to network engineering, enterprise governance, risk and compliance, and payment networks.
He was responsible for developing business unit and operational strategies and improving competitive positions at Mastercard. He oversaw global management and operations for the delivery of quality services and products to customers, including suppliers and global organizations. Using highly developed analytical results-oriented approach, he formed a multicultural/multilingual organization that operated in some of the world’s most challenging markets.
He was a partner at Martinez-Ayme Securities; a member of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA); and the Securities Investors Protection Corporation (SIPC). He is a registered broker dealer with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), and has been a member of the Nasdaq Stock Market (NQX) since its inception in 2001.
Rodriguez has extensive experience working with, and coaching, early-stage and middle-market companies. He has been involved in the corporate finance of both multinational and domestic joint ventures, representing both buyers and sellers.
He has led many successful private placement investments in both management buyouts and venture capital arenas. In the real estate area, he has been involved in more than a dozen real estate infrastructure transactions.
Rodriguez has structured numerous tax-deferred arrangements, utilizing like-kind exchanges and partnership techniques with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, leverage leasing, corporate finance, and restructuring.
Key takeaways: Identify that cyber security is a global risk and a global concern – Information sharing can decrease impact if willing to work intra-sector and inter-sector/within the country and internationally / Information sharing to help identify root cause and techniques used in a cyber incident / Information sharing supports government relations/compliance/global operations – set global […]