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Gavin Smith

Chief Information Security Officer

Gavin Smith is LEAP's Chief Information Security Officer. He is responsible for the security and availability of LEAP's IT systems. Gavin leads the Information Systems team responsible for supporting internal IT systems at LEAP.

He also heads the Dev/Ops team who support the LEAP Cloud product globally.

Gavin joined LEAP in 2014 as the AWS Infrastructure Manager where he was a key contributor to the migration of the LEAP Cloud product from on-premises to the Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud. In 2017, Gavin became the Information Security Manager where he concentrated on the protection of LEAP's systems and sensitive client data. As the Chief Information Security Officer, Gavin now oversees all aspects of IT operations and security at LEAP.

Prior to working at LEAP, Gavin worked in a variety of IT roles in online media, finance, high-tech manufacturing and IT Services in the United Kingdom and Australia.

Gavin holds a Master of Information Systems Security and a Graduate Certificate in Information Systems Security from Charles Sturt University. He also holds a number of IT industry certifications including CompTIA Security+, Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer and AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate.

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