Andrew Whelchel

Senior Solutions Engineer, Saviynt

Andrew Whelchel (CISSP-ISSAP, ISSEP, CAP, CCSP) started in information security and IAM after graduation from the University of Memphis. He started in management of Microsoft Identity for US Federal customers and later transitioned to infrastructure security and anti-fraud and most currently to public sector identity protection. The recent prior role, at Okta, focus was on authentication and authorization for protecting employee/partner for agencies as well as citizen consumer identities. At the current role at Saviynt, the focus is on leveraging identity governance and cloud privileged access to reduce cyber risk and accelerate capabilities for cloud transformation. Contributions include work as a contributor on the NIST 1800-3 ABAC (Attribute Based Access Control) standard and speaking events on identity access management and security.