Associate Director, LA Region for Brazil, PCI Security Standards Council
Mr. Caetano is responsible for driving awareness and adoption of PCI Standards within Brazil, working closely with merchants, acquirers, financial institutions, security practitioners, law enforcement and other key stakeholders across the Brazilian payment eco-system.
Mr. Caetano brings into the Council a wealth of experience, from having spent the last 17 years working in information security including much of the last 14 years working directly on PCI programs. Most recently as the Information Security & Risk Officer for First Data in Brazil, he was responsible for the information security vetting of the strategic projects, information security and data privacy risk management, and managing the PCI certification program for Latin America. Prior to joining First Data, Mr. Caetano worked for Trustwave, holding the position of Delivery Director for Latin America, responsible for providing security services, including the full suite of PCI Standards, to more than 50 enterprises in several countries and industry verticals, including issuing banks, acquiring banks, issuer processors, acquirer processors, call centers, data centers, payment gateways and merchants. Prior to joining Trustwave, Mr. Caetano worked for Cielo, holding the position of Information Security Specialist, being responsible for several fronts on Cielo’s security strategy, including the PCI Compliance Program, incident response, vulnerability management, advanced security tests and application security.