Arvin is a highly motivated and talented cybersecurity professional focusing in Information Assurance, Cyber Frameworks, Policies, Standards & Guideline management, Risk Management, Strategy Development, Enterprise Architecture, Systems Integration, Business Process Management, Process Efficiency, Lean Operations, IT Innovation and IT Business Operations. His Meyers-Briggs Personality Type is INTJ. He is currently a cyber risk management specialist at PepsiCo.
Arvin is a graduate of Northern Illinois University’s College of Business with a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems and a graduate of DePaul University’s College of Computing and Digital Media with a masters degree in Information Systems.
Throughout his life, Arvin has been a naturally inquisitive individual. As a result, he has a unique ability of not only understanding complex and technical issues but utilizing current IT solutions and capabilities with existing technologies to address the protection requirements of today’s cyber threats. Arvin is also known to create solutions when existing solutions can’t address current/future needs.
During his time at Boeing, he submitted 4 invention disclosures with 1 submission being granted by the US Patent and Trademark Office and was recognized with the prestigious title of ‘Boeing Inventor’ for his contributions.
Arvin is ISC2 CISSP certified, CompTIA Security+ certified and ISO 27001 Lead Auditor certified. He is currently working on obtaining the CCSP and CRISC certifications.
Outside of his professional civilian career, Arvin is proudly serving as a direct commission officer in the US Navy Reserves as a Cryptologic Warfare officer (Designator 1815). Additionally, he is a research fellow with the Cybersecurity Forum Initiative and guest lecturer at several universities across the State of Illinois.
In his spare time, he likes to keep physically active, collect guitars and vinyl records as well as work on classic and high end sports cars.
Armin Verma - Currently serving as Director At-Large & Sector Chief Chair