Chief Information Security Officer, Sears Online
With over 25 years of IT Security, Risk Management and Compliance, Laz Lazarikos is the visionary behind the Information Security and Compliance team for this online entity. Prior to joining the Online retailer, Lazarikos was the CISO for Silver Tail Systems where he built the Information Security and Compliance program from the ground up. He has worked with several early stage software and consulting organizations as well as Fortune 500 companies building IT security, IT risk and compliance programs. He is the inventor of several patents for controlling personally identifiable information, Information Security and quantifying security risks. His involvement with security initiatives includes contributions for standards, policies and frameworks regarding Information Security methodologies.