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  • M.B.A., St. Mary's University, 2007
  • B.B.A., St. Mary's University, 2005
  • B.B.A., St. Mary's University, 2005

Research Interests

  • Management's risk appetite and effectiveness of governance and controls
  • Distributed hybrid technology models
  • Internet of Things (IoT) and big data
  • Leveraging technology to create a high-performing culture within organizations
  • Evolution of cybersecurity


Samir Jarjoui has 15 years of experience working at Fortune 100 organizations with extensive focus on IT audit, risk management, cybersecurity and IT-business strategy alignment.

As the director of Information Technology and divisional CIO, Jarjoui leads the IT-business strategy alignment and provides insights to investments and technology strategies. He works closely with executive leadership teams to provide IT services that are streamlined and scalable while maintaining governance and controls.

Jarjoui is an active participant in the audit, risk and information security community, and has served as the president for the ISACA South Texas Chapter from 2013 to 2015 to promote collaboration and best practices among members.

Jarjoui holds multiple professional certifications in audit, cybersecurity, technology processes and risk management industries, including:

Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional (GICSP)
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
Certified Internal Auditor (CIA)
Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA)
Certified in Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)

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