About the Speaker
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    Afzal Khan
    Global CISO, OPKO Health, Inc.

    Afzal Khan is a distinguished leader in the field of technology security and risk management, bringing over 26 years of expertise to his role. Currently serving at OPKO, he provides strategic direction and guidance on technology risk management, IT, OT, and cybersecurity, ensuring compliance with IT regulatory standards across domestic and international entities. Afzal's extensive experience includes notable positions such as the Global Head of IT Security, Risk Management & Compliance at Everest Reinsurance, where he led critical projects and built robust organizational teams. He holds 7 security and risk management certifications, including CISSP, CISA, and CRISC, underscoring his deep knowledge in the field. Afzal is renowned for his visionary approach, aiming to establish a secure technology platform aligned with business objectives, emphasizing a business-focused and risk-based approach to security decisions. His dedication to operational excellence and adaptability in the face of disruptive technologies have made him a trusted leader in the industry.