Silicon Valley Cyber Security Executive
Bob Fabien Zinga is a cyber security executive commissioned in the U.S. Navy Reserve as an Information Warfare qualified Information Professional Officer with more than 15 years of honorable service. He is a Lieutenant Commander (LCDR) who most recently completed a tour of duty as the Program Manager (PM) for the SPAWAR Reserve Programs (SRP) Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) and Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC). He is currently serving as the N1/N6 Department Head of a twelve member team supporting NR COMPACFLT INTEL 0419. He is also the Head of Security & IT at Directly, the leader in support automation, helping enterprise companies launch and train virtual agents that double their automation rate. He has more than 22 years of certified Information Technology experience with expertise in leadership, secure enterprise information technology operations, and project management in three distinct industries: higher education, U.S. Government, and corporate America. He’s a project leader and team motivator.
He holds two Master’s Degrees in Business Administration (MBA) and Management (MSM) specializing in Naval Operations & National Security from the University of Maryland University College (UMUC), a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry: Biology from the University of Alabama (UA), and has studied at Harvard University, the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS), the Naval War College (NWC), the Defense Acquisition University (DAU), the Global Maritime and Transportation School (GMAT), and the National Defense University (NDU).
Bob holds several technical certifications including Project Management Professional (PMP®), Certified Information Systems Security Management Professional (CISSP®-ISSMP®), Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO), Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer: SECURITY (MCSE:SECURITY), and VMware Certified Professional (VCP)- to name a few. More>>