WHERE INNOVATION IS THE NORM,
RESILIENCY & STRENGTH
ARE YOUR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE
We focus on FOUR things that must withstand the test of time in your organization:
a robust STRATEGY,
sustainable and purposeful INNOVATION,
and formidable CYBERSECURITY and DATA PRIVACY practices
STRENGTH THROUGH ECOSYSTEM-BASED
STRATEGY & DESIGN
Board Readiness & Communication Planning
Third Party & Vendor Management
Development of KPIs, KRIs, KGIs
RESILIENCY THROUGH VALUE-BASED
Enterprise Risk Management; Cybersecurity Assessments & Scores; Incident Response
Practical Governance Implementation; End-to-End Compliance; Crisis Management
Data Privacy - U.S.; Data Privacy - Global Regulations; Cyber & Privacy Programs; Privacy by Design/by Default
Business Continuity; Contingency Planning; Disaster Recovery; Incident Response
ADVANTAGE THROUGH QUANTIFIED BENEFITS
& SUSTAINABLE INNOVATION
Design Thinking Mindset with Business Acumen
Proportionality-Based Technology Innovation
Value Proposition Mandate
POWER AND GROWTH THROUGH THE EFFECTS OF GOOD GOVERNANCE
Development of a creative mind-set towards adherence to standards, policies, procedures, training, etc.
Ingenious mechanisms of creating stronger monitoring and control levels with key partnerships
Advanced stakeholder management through measurable governance practices
APPROACH AND EXPERIENCE
In the midst of the digital disruption, we help you leap ahead of your competitors, by infusing a strong digital-ethics-mindset that brings resiliency and strength, within an ever-evolving innovation landscape. We help you leverage low-cost initiatives that advance your opportunities for success.
We have been executive leaders of large, global corporations, as well as mid-size and small companies. We have held technology, strategic, financial, and operations roles, specifically focused on bringing value through resiliency and risk management.
FOUNDER & CEO - Paola Saibene is a former CIO/CTO/CSO/VP ERM/Global Privacy Officer of large, international organizations. She worked in government, commercial, education, finance, industrial manufacturing, transportation, healthcare, software development, and non-profit organizations. She is an Adjunct Professor for the Master's of Science in Information Technology Security & Risk Management. In addition to running Quartus Factor, Paola is the Founder and Chair of DBU's Center of Excellence in Digital Ethics for Smart Cities, the Founder and Chair of PrivacyMind.org, and the President of Innovation-TVA, a firm focusing on mergers & acquisitions preparedness.
SENIOR ADVISOR & CISO - IT executive with diverse industry experience in Aerospace & Defense, Chemical, Telecom, Healthcare, Oil & Gas & Consumer Goods, developing & executing IT and security strategies in global manufacturing environments. Extensive experience in creating strategies and plans that define IT operational excellence. With a broad base of experience in IT systems and infrastructure, information security and risk management, project and program management and software development, Abu offer's a composite of technical expertise, business knowledge, & relationship management skills essential in ensuring the position of IT services as a key partner in driving company success. Abu is also the creator of Cyberator®, a sophisticated cybersecurity, governance, risk and compliance tool.
SENIOR ADVISOR - STRATEGY & INNOVATION - Deepak Seth was most recently Principal Director, Technology Consulting at Accenture. He provided Innovation and Thought Leadership as part of Accenture's CIO Advisory practice for major clients. Prior to this Deepak has handled diverse and progressively increasing responsibilities with Xerox's IT organization. His last role was as Technology Strategy and Business Transformation leader for Solution Delivery and Acceleration. Deepak is a passionate advocate for innovation and adoption of Cloud solutions, AI/ML, API Microservices, predictive analytics, collaboration tools, blockchain, and other nascent/disruptive technologies into the enterprise to develop new opportunities and applications. Prior to Xerox, he has led several global initiatives for leading Corporations (including Bausch+Lomb, BlueCross BlueShield, Glaxo etc.). He has extensive experience in sales, finance and information technology in Asia, Africa and the Americas. Deepak is also an avid blogger, keynote speaker and his work has been published in leading publications like Harvard Business Review, McKinsey Quarterly, CIO.com, MyTechMag and others. He lives in Fort Worth, TX