DRI International Welcomes Roberto Zegarra as Director of Product Development
DRI is pleased to announce Roberto (Rob) Zegarra, MBCP, CCRP, is joining our leadership as Director of Product Development!
“I am honored to become part of an organization that strives for a more resilient world,” said Zegarra. “Such a noble cause is necessary to build stronger organizations, industries and communities. It’s a dream job for someone who loves to continue learning and transferring knowledge.”
“Rob brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the table, drawing from so many industries and sectors,” said Chloe Demrovsky, DRI President and CEO. “We’re very excited to have him as part of our team.”
An experienced business resiliency consultant and instructor, Zegarra began his career in the security, risk, and continuity profession in 1991. His experience includes physical and logical security assessments, incident response, business response and recovery. His specialties include business impact analysis (BIA); business recovery plans (BCP and BRC); crisis management structure and communications (CMS); incident response tabletops and exercises; as well as risk improvement, supply chain, and interdependency analysis. He has led and participated in numerous real and simulated disaster recovery, incident response, and cyber-attack events.
Zegarra has extensive experience with impact analysis, helping organizations recognize vulnerabilities, prioritize business functions, identifying “crown jewels”, and ultimately enhancing preparedness and corporate resilience. Additionally, he is an expert in network segregation and operations recovery. His experience includes manufacturing, financial institutions, retail, logistics, and government, amongst others.
He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Texas-Austin. He has been a DRI instructor since 2000 and is a graduate professor for IT Governance at Mackenzie University in Brazil.
Welcome aboard, Rob!