Rosalia Hajek

Business Information Security Officer, MGM Resorts International

Rosalia Hajek has been providing executive level leadership for Information Technology and Information Security teams for close to 20 years designing and implementing best-in-class, enterprise-wide, security, risk, and compliance programs at top-tier, global companies, both public and private.  She is a Business-Driven Information Security Protagonist, who is passionate about driving alignment of top technology risks for varied industries like healthcare, insurance, gaming, hospitality and entertainment.

Currently she is the Business Information Security Officer for MGM Resorts International, where she leads a center of excellence to drive prioritized focus and scale foundational security, privacy and compliance controls. Seen as a key partner, her mantra is “yes, and…” in finding security solutions which accelerate functional area strategic goals and strengthen foundational enterprise processes, like shortening and automating the new employee onboarding process.

Ms. Hajek has a MS in Computer Science from the University of Southern California and numerous certifications such as CISM, CSM, CSPO and PMP. She is a CISO Governing Board Member for Evanta SOCAL  and has been on numerous discussion panels for Evanta, ISSA and IANS conferences speaking about cybersecurity, HIT, tech risk, women in technology/security/business, STEAM, and leadership topics.