Altaz Valani

Director of Insights Research, Security Compass

Altaz Valani is the Director of Insights Research at Security Compass. He conducts ongoing research in the Software Security domain. Prior to joining Security Compass, he was a Senior Research Director and Executive Advisor at Info-Tech Research Group providing trusted advice around application development, application rationalization, agile, cloud, mobile, and the SDLC. Other past positions include Senior Manager at KPMG, and other positions working alongside senior stakeholders to drive business value through software development. Altaz is currently Vice Chair of The Open Group Security Forum, a member of the SAFECode Technical Leadership and CIO Strategy Councils, and also sits on several IEEE Working Groups where DevSecOps and Privacy challenges are being tabled at the international standards level.