BLOCKCHAIN AFRICA CONFERENCE 2024
Michael Glaros is a Senior Program Manager with Microsoft Azure’s Blockchain-as-a-Service engineering team where his duties include helping to accelerate blockchain application development for both customers and system integrator partners. Michael previously served as the Senior Risk Manager for the Azure Global Ecosystem team where for the past 2 years he was responsible for developing the risk assessment methodology and execution for over 130 service teams across Microsoft’s Cloud+Enterprise Division. Michael’s duties include building a risk-aware culture that balances the needs of customers, regulators, auditors, and internal stakeholders; supporting compliance certifications by providing assurance of service team adherence to the risk management program; and integrating the Cloud+Enterprise risk program with Microsoft’s Corporate Enterprise Risk Management framework.
Prior to joining Microsoft, Michael spent 4+ years as the Senior Director of Information Security for Outerwall (overseeing the PCI Tier 1 merchant certification program for over 60,000 DVD rental and coin exchange kiosks) and 6+ years as the Executive Director of Information Security for Sony Pictures Entertainment where he helped the studio obtain the first ISO 27001 certification in Hollywood.