Steven Salaets

CIO & EVP, Global Security, Quality & Internal Audit

Steven Salaets

Mr. Salaets is responsible for the overall leadership, strategic direction and execution of the Global IT Department as well as the Global Security and Compliance Department.

Under his leadership Rimini Street earned ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 certification in process, making Rimini Street the only ISO-certified provider of independent support for enterprise software.

Mr. Salaets has more than 20 years of global experience in operations, security, compliance, risk, information technology and human resources management.

Prior to joining Rimini Street Mr. Salaets held various management positions at Moody’s KMV and Wind River -- leading global standardization and integration projects, managing global teams across APAC, EMEA and the USA, defining enterprise architectural solutions and running global IT and security offices across the globe.

Mr. Salaets is a recognized leader in the security industry and has received several industry awards. For example, he was the 2011 Information Security Executive People's Choice Award Winner and a finalist for the 2012 Information Security Executive of the Decade Award.

Mr. Salaets received his Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Groep-T, Leuven, Belgium.

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