Profiles in Leadership: Aleksandr Zhuk

Why Being CISO at a Startup Is Like Being a Village's First Family Doctor
Aleksandr Zhuk, CISO, sFOX, and executive member of the CyberEdBoard

As a veteran CISO who enjoys the startup culture and energy, Aleksandr Zhuk of crypto broker sFOX likens himself to the first family doctor coming to a growing village. He's addressing an important need that certainly existed prior, but was overlooked or maybe outsourced.

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In this video interview with Information Security Media Group as part of the CyberEdBoard's ongoing Profiles in Leadership series, Zhuk discusses:

  • His career path, current role and challenges;
  • Creating value based on its impact on people;
  • Why he feels like an itinerant family doctor.

Zhuk has over 25 years of experience delivering business value in Fortune 100 financial services and startup organizations. He is the creator and co-founder of Business Relationship Management Institute, a go-to source of professional learning and a community catalyst for more than 20,000 BRM professionals in 40 countries around the world.


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About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.




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