The Sartorial CISO - Look of a Leader presented at CISOchicago 2014

by Waqas Akkawi,

Summary : The creeping cyber threat means CISOs are being called into their golden age of leadership. For SIRVA CISO Waqas Akkawi, seizing this moment starts with taking a literal look in the mirror. To be a business leader at the highest level, Akkawi believes he must look and act the part. The way he carries himself is not about vanity, by exuding confidence, paying attention to details and personally engaging untapped relationships in the business, CISOs can engender more trust, forge greater partnerships and wield more influence. In this lively session, Akkawi shares the ways his surprising, practical mindset has maximized his leadership potential and added to the secure growth of SIRVA.