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Austin Startup Week is free five day event that celebrates the Austin startup community. Each year, organizations and startups open their doors to host both locals and visitors who are interested in learning more about the startup scene in Austin.

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Gavin Grounds

Meta Platforms
Sr Director. Security, Risk and Compliance
Austin, Texas Area
Gavin Grounds leads Security, Risk and Compliance at Meta Platforms, Inc. With revenues in excess of US$116 billion, Meta’s products and services include Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp, Meta Quest, Horizon Worlds, Mapillary, Workplace, Portal, and Diem.
Prior to joining Meta in 2022, Gavin was part of the executive cyber security leadership team at Verizon, where he led Governance, Risk and Compliance and cyber security strategy. As part of forming and executing that strategy, he created an industry-leading governance, risk and compliance function. He transformed Verizon’s approach to risk management and established and operationalized an innovative, patented, cyber risk quantification methodology, that allows technology and product teams to prioritize risk, remediation and investments based on real-time analytics of IT operating environments, threat intel, and vulnerability data. He also served as Head of Information Risk Management at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, as he led a global organization of more than a 1,800 security professionals, providing security strategy leadership, security operational delivery management, infrastructure compliance, privileged access compliance and security programme governance across the company's delivery portfolio of midrange, cloud, endpoint and network services, supporting its diverse, worldwide client base.

Gavin also currently servers as President of ISACA’s Austin Chapter and Chair of the USA Section of BCS – The Chartered Institute for IT.