Bob Fabien "BZ" Zinga, CDR, MBA, MSM, CCISO, CISSP-ISSMP, QTE, PMP

HEAD OF INFORMATION SECURITY/IW OFFICER | DIRECTLY/US NAVY RESERVE

Hayward CA | Information Technology

"Head of Information Security at Directly, leading and managing a cross-functional annually audited Information Security Program, and Information Warfare CDR in the US Navy Reserve."

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ABOUT

Strategic Leadership | Secure Enterprise IT Business Operations | Project Management
Mantra: "Speed to Business Results!" | Core Values: Service, Leadership, Excellence, and Growth
https://bobfabienzinga.com | https://linktr.ee/bobfabienzinga

My happy place is at the intersection of Leadership, Technology, and Business. My superpower is my unshakeable determination to succeed.

A visionary senior-level cybersecurity and technology risk executive.
For over two decades, Bob has worked in complex environments at the intersection of people, processes, and technology. With an outstanding record of successfully establishing globally recognized technology risk management and cybersecurity programs, he has been setting the vision, driving the strategy and governance framework, establishing effective policies and standards, and managing the cybersecurity risk and compliance functions within Higher Education, State and Federal Governments, the Department of Defense and Technology Industries.

Recognized within the information security community for knowledge, vision, leadership, and the collaborative nature of effectively approaching a constantly evolving and complex area of information security and risk management. Proven ability to establish positive internal and external C-level and boardroom relationships to effect significant change, drive a cybersecurity risk management strategy forward while enabling organization growth.

Soon to be certified Life Coach by his Leadership Mentor John C. Maxwell, Bob is a firm believer in personal growth and professional development and is dedicated to continuous growth in the areas of Leadership, Technology, Business, Productivity, and Communication.

• DoD TS/SCI Clearance, MBA, MSM, C|CISO, PCI DSS QSA, PCIP, PMP®, CISSP®-ISSMP®, CEH, MCT, MCSE:SECURITY, Security+, VCP, MCSA, MCDBA.
 

BADGES

I have a large professional network and like making introductions

I am a veteran

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Ask me about transitioning
  • Ask me about my career
  • Ask me about how to brand and market to employers
  • Ask me about higher education
  • Ask me for advice on your startup
  • Ask me anything; I'm here to listen: -Military (Senior Information Warfare Officer in the U.S.Navy Reserve) -IT/Security careers (Cybersecurity executive in Silicon Valley startup) -Higher education (Two master's degrees in Management & Business Administration)

Profile Info

  • Location

    Hayward, CA 94545, US

  • Timezone

    (GMT-07:00) America/Los_Angeles - Pacific Time

  • Industry

    Information Technology

Military history

  • Branch of Service

    Navy

  • Job Code

    1825

  • Military Grade/Rank

    O5

  • Years of Service

    16

  • Military Status

    Reserve

Skills

  • Cyber Security
  • Advanced Technologies
  • Leadership

3 Reviews

Albert Ta

July 3, 2021

Great insight in the industry. Very helpful advice on navigating different entry points and how to move forward!

John Doe

June 29, 2021

Bob gave me expert advice on how to get into IT industry. He asked me about my goals and directed me to a path where I can succeed. I would highly recommended him. Great mentor.

Christopher Czumak

February 10, 2021

Bob gave me expert advice and access to products that explain how to break into the civilian IT industry. He asked me about my goals as a mentee, reviewed my resume, connected with me on social media and gave me invaluable insight. Highly recommended.