Jamil Farshchi
Senior Business Leader of Strategic Planning & Initiatives
Jamil is a security and technology leader whom strives to create competitive advantage and business value through the implementation of risk-based and mission-aligned security. Previous to his current role at Visa, Jamil was the CISO at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) and was responsible for the protection of the laboratory’s classified and unclassified information assets. He has extensive security and technology experience working in or supporting industries including health care, financial services, telecommunications, business process outsourcing, aeronautics, defense and energy for companies such as Sitel Corporation, NextWave Wireless and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

Jamil has published numerous articles on subjects including anomaly-based intrusion detection, wireless security, and information security value creation. He has received several technology awards including the NASA Cooperative External Achievement Award and the President’s Council on Integrity and Efficiency IT Excellence Award. Jamil attended the University of Oklahoma, Harvard Business School, and is currently a Doctoral Candidate at The Wharton School/GSE, University of Pennsylvania.