Vice President - CISO, Information Risk and Security
Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide
Shamla Naidoo is Vice President, Information Risk and Security, for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., one of the leading hotel and leisure companies in the world with 1,090 properties in 100 countries/territories and 154,000 employees at its owned and managed properties. She brings more than 25 years of technology and security experience in building and strengthening the security profiles of companies in multiple industries to Starwood.
Prior to joining Starwood, Ms. Naidoo held various privacy, security and technology leadership roles at Northern Trust, WellPoint, ABN AMRO and Bridgewater Associates.
A graduate of the University of South Africa in Information Systems and Economics in Pretoria, Ms. Naidoo holds a Juris Doctorate degree from the John Marshall law school in Chicago where she is also an adjunct law professor with the Center for Information Technology and Privacy Law.