Sameer Sait is a seasoned information security leader with 18+ years of experience leading global, cross-functional teams.  He currently leads the Information Security function for Amazons largest subsidiary - Whole Foods Market. His global organization is responsible for IT governance/risk/compliance, security operations and incident response, identity/access management, application and architecture security and data protection. Prior to this, Sameer served as the VP, CISO at two Fortune 500 firms: Arrow Electronics and MassMutual.

Sameer is an advisor to a number of security startups and an active angel investor. His educational background includes a master’s degree from Carnegie-Mellon University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona.