Dr. Andres I Rios
Chief Enterprise Security Architect, Valley Bank
Dr Andres I Rios is an Enterprise security architect with more than 25 years of experience delivering mission critical projects for fortune clients across several industries. His areas of expertise include the design, implementation, improvement, and optimization of large complex architectures for different workloads to achieve the five pillars of modern architectures: operation excellence, security, performance, reliability, and cost optimization. He is currently focusing on the security of modern hybrid architectures to achieve repeatable immutable architectures through infrastructure as code, continuous integration, and development through devsecops methodologies and zero trust hybrid architectures with the use of cloud and on premises computing.
Andres acts as an expert consultant with worldwide expertise in handling relationships with key customer decision-makers: from CxO level to enterprise architects, application development teams, and senior management in operations and engineering, integration partners, vendors, and engineering technical leadership and customers stakeholders. His areas of interest researching and communicating technology solutions applied to the optimization of the business goals from initial inception, through POC and all the phases of the project into production and post production including the three aspects of architecture (people, process and technology) with a heavy technical hands-on focus