Sam Masiello has been working with email, messaging, and fighting internet pollution for over 25 years. Mr. Masiello currently serves as the CISO at Gates Corporation where he is responsible for data security, risk, and global compliance initiatives. Prior to Gates, he served as the CISO at TeleTech where he oversaw the protection of employee, consumer, and customer data as well as SOX, SOC 2, PCI, and HIPAA compliance for all of the organization’s clients, which includes many Fortune 500 companies.
Sam has also been the Chief Security Officer, head of Internet Security, and head of Security research at companies such as Groupon, Return Path, and McAfee. He currently serves as Director-at-Large of The Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email (CAUCE), National Advisory Board Member for SecureWorld, a 2018-2020 Co-Chair for Evanta CxO, and an Executive Board Member of Colorado Cyber. He has previously served as a member of the Board of Directors for the Messaging, Malware, and Mobile Anti-Abuse Working Group (M3AAWG), the Steering Committee of the Online Trust Alliance (OTA) and a member of the Anti-Phishing Working Group (APWG). In 2017, Sam was recognized as a Colorado CISO of the Year finalist by the Colorado Technology Association.