Episode 96: Jason Yakencheck

Jason is a Associate Partner at IBM with a strong background in project management, cybersecurity, cloud, and strategic planning. He’s leads IBM’s cybersecurity initiatives across Department of Homeland Security, Department of Justice, and Foreign Affairs. Jason designed and led many client security programs to drive success and innovation in areas such as vulnerability management programs, security operations, risk management, identity and access management, and solution architecture design efforts. Jason is adept at leading project teams, cyber capacity building, and implementing solutions in complex environments. He holds the following certifications: PMP, ITIL, CISSP-ISSAP, CISM, CISA, SAFe 5 Architect.

Jason received multiple leadership awards for his contributions to the technology sector both in the Washington, D.C. region and globally. He served as the President of the ISACA Greater Washington, D.C. Chapter (GWDC) from 2018-2020. He is a featured writer for Govloop and an ISACA Expert Speaker. Jason is a sought-after industry expert in the cybersecurity field. He is a frequent conference speaker and has been interviewed by news outlets such as Politico, FedTechMagazine, and TechTarget. He previously served as Vice President and Director of Professional Outreach and Development for GWDC. He was part of many working groups for ISACA Global such as the Leadership Development Advisory Council. He is a key contributor to the CISA and CISM online review courses and exam content creation.

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