Wealthy Information Co, a number one AI decisioning platform that helps banks make high-quality lending selections effectively and safely has appointed seasoned info safety veteran Dr Kevin Tham as its first Chief Data Safety Officer (CISO).
Kevin has 20 years’ expertise in info safety, expertise threat and cyber safety roles throughout main organisations together with Qantas, UBS, Woolworths, and consulting companies Deloitte and Accenture. He has devoted a lot of the previous decade to establishing excessive banking safety requirements at monetary providers corporations together with Westpac Group, Tyro Group, and fintech startup Avenue Financial institution.
Most lately, Kevin was CISO at purpose-driven fintech etika, the place his position encompassed varied cyber safety and threat administration elements together with cyber compliance and regulatory necessities. He’s presently a steering committee member at CISO Tribe, knowledgeable neighborhood led by CISOs. Kevin has additionally held varied board roles at info software program and IT skilled membership organisation ISACA’s Sydney Chapter for almost eight years.
In his newly appointed position, Kevin shall be answerable for overseeing RDC’s cyber safety threat and constructing resilience functionality, implementing the RDC cyber safety technique and roadmap, uplifting the Data Safety Administration System (ISMS), and bettering general threat posture.
Ada Guan, CEO and co-founder of Wealthy Information Co, mentioned, “Following a file 12 months of development at Wealthy Information Co, we’re energised to proceed increasing in Australia, New Zealand and North America and rising our trade main place within the AI Decisioning area. We’re at a important time in our enterprise the place the subsequent 6-12 months will see us hit new milestones and forge extra partnerships with banks. Guaranteeing RDC holds a excessive ISMS customary and has the strongest professional crew in place is significant.
“Kevin’s experience throughout banking safety and curiosity in fintech safety innovation will allow us to proceed to efficiently and responsibly construct our platform as a drive for good. We’re proud to be an AI decisioning platform banks belief who can present them with excessive safety requirements, and Kevin will play a key position in RDC’s continued dedication to info safety.”
Dr Kevin Tham, CISO at Wealthy Information Co, mentioned, “It’s an thrilling time to hitch RDC throughout this development stage. The crew has accomplished a wonderful job creating a very world-class AI decisioning platform, and safety has been, and can proceed to be, a spotlight. I’m very joyful to be a part of the RDC crew delivering this to the market.”
Kevin’s appointment marks the primary of a number of imminent hires this yr. It follows RDC’s profitable $28 million Collection B increase final November.