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Patrick Foley

Starwood Hotels & Resorts

White Plains, NY, USA

Pat Foley
Director, Governance, Risk and Controls; Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide

Pat leads the global governance program to reduce all Corporate and Property technology and sensitive data risk by driving adoption of security policies, standards, controls, solutions and regulatory obligations. He ensures technology, business and governance staff at a dozen corporate and four division sites, as well as 1200 hotels in more than 100 countries produce compliance evidence to applicable regulations and internal requirements to minimize audit findings and cost/burden/risk of remediation activities. Pat leads integration of risk, threat, vulnerability, architecture, operational and audit teams for the analysis, tracking and reporting of security compliance violations to timely detection of compromised systems, processes and data and provides proactive risk assessments on areas of high risk and vendor oversight to reduce the risk profile.

Pat joined Starwood in 2006 and has started their application security, risk assessment, compliance, PCI, franchise security governance and risk programs and has recently launched the centralized Identity and Access Management initiative.


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