Chief Information Officer
Irfan has over 25 years’ experience in the Information Technology field including 15 years working with Microsoft. At Microsoft, Irfan held various IT roles which honed his ability to develop and critique strategy and provided him with a deep level of business leadership experience. His roles ranged from leading various teams across a range of IT disciplines including Security, Service Engineering, Service Operations, Test Engineering and Program Management to building Microsoft IT’s first centralized security/privacy assessment team. Irfan was also an original contributor to Microsoft IT’s Application Software Assurance Program (ASAP), which saw the adaptation of its best practices rolled into the SDL-IT. In 2016 he joined the Leviathan Security Group where he served as Chief Strategy Officer. In 2020 he founded Epione Solutions, a technology firm serving the IT needs of biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies.
Irfan holds a Bachelor of Science from Drexel University and a Master of Information Technology from Virginia Tech University.
Irfan is a continuous contributor to the Information Technology community; he has co-authored books for Microsoft Press, SAMS Publishing and other publications. He has spoken at industry leading events including Microsoft’s CSO Summit, Microsoft Academic Days at Tech-ED and the Microsoft US National Architect Forum.