Profiles in Leadership: Ivan Milenkovic

He Started Work at Webhelp in January 2020. Then the Pandemic Changed Everything.
Ivan Milenkovic, group information security director, Webhelp

Ivan Milenkovic became the group information security director of Webhelp in January 2020. Six weeks later, the pandemic changed everything. Today, Webhelp is twice the size it was in 2020, and Milenkovic discusses the cybersecurity challenges his team has overcome to support that growth.

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In an interview with Information Security Media Group as part of the CyberEdBoard's ongoing Profiles in Leadership series, Milenkovic discusses:

  • The challenge of starting a big, new role in a pandemic;
  • Ransomware and other threats to business operations;
  • The value of networking and engagement in a forum such as CyberEdBoard.

Milenkovic is a seasoned leader with over 20 years of experience in addressing cyber and information security challenges. He is a pragmatist who embraces business needs, evolving risk landscapes and complex technological environments to build enabling and robust infosec programs. He excels at bringing together people, processes and technology components and controls to improve security maturity and strengthen defenses.

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Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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