Gearoid O’Connor, Senior Director and DevOps Consultant, is responsible for thought leadership and domain expertise focused on Application Security and Secure DevOps. He works with organizations worldwide on DevOps strategy with an emphasis on the security technologies and techniques, the building of business cases and demonstrating ROI, as well as coaching and mentoring customers on their DevOps and Application Security transformations.
Gearoid is the CA lead for Secure DevOps Assessment Services and speaks on DevOps and Application Security at corporate and industry events, and webinars. In addition to his consulting background, Gearoid has experience building and running a security solutions team at a SaaS-based application security firm and has worked with global top 10 organizations on post-breach responses.
Gearoid has BA (Hons) in Economics & Politics, a H.Dip. in Business and Information Technology from Smurfit Graduate School of Business, Dublin and an MSc in Information Systems Technology from City University London.
He has also in a past life been a web application and database design engineer running his own development company.