Jamil Farshchi is Vice President for IT and Chief Information Security Officer for The Home Depot. He has overall responsibility for The Home Depot’s information security, data protection and vulnerability management and leads the company’s compliance activities.
Jamil brings more than 15 years of cyber security, risk management and technology experience to this role. Before joining The Home Depot, Jamil was the CISO for Time Warner where he developed a federated, risk-based and frictionless security program that served as the benchmark for the media and entertainment industry. Prior to Time Warner, Jamil was the Vice President for Global Information Security at Visa Inc. where he was responsible for protecting Visa’s consumer payment card transactions, supporting product innovation and growth, and ensuring Visa’s trust and security brand. Jamil also held key security leadership roles at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL), Sitel Corp., Nextwave Wireless and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
Jamil is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma and holds a M.S. from the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, and a P.L.D. from Harvard Business School.