Cisco sertified senior network engineer with more then 20 years of experience.
Danielle V. Johnsen joined the Digital Edge team in 2015 as the VP of Compliance. With a passion for information security and organizational compliance, Danielle’s vision is to enable collaboration between 'The Business' and Information Technology, thus creating common objectives and outcomes that benefit the organization, while staying in compliance with all regulatory bodies and companywide policies. Specializing in security frameworks and policies such as: ISO 9001, ISO 27001, NYS DFS 500, NIST, HIPPA, GDPR, PCI, OSPAR, and more!
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Julia Slavachevsky started at Digital Edge in 2010 as a Financial Adviser. She has a degree as well as extensive experience in accounting. Her official government title is Yuliya Slavachevsky, EA (enrolled agent).
Keith J. Barry joined Digital Edge in 2013. Keith possesses a BA in Computer Science, a Juris Doctor degree from Brooklyn Law School, as well as several industry certifications including AWS Cloud Architect, CompTIA Network+, and CompTIA Server+. His career has mirrored his diverse interests, and Keith has experience on the technical side as a senior systems administrator, and on the legal/business side as an attorney and cybersecurity compliance officer.
Michael Nikhamov became CFO in 1998, and is a unique combination of both pragmatist and visionary. His methodologies and foresight have been fundamental contributors in the growth and success of Digital Edge. For the decade prior to joining Digital Edge, Michael was CFO and cofounder of an NYC-based wireless reseller, which he grew from concept, to one of the largest companies of its kind.
Michael brings 30 years of experience as an information architect, optimization specialist and operations’ advisor. His experience includes extensive high-profile project expertise, such as mainframe and client server integration for Mellon Bank, extranet systems for Sumitomo Bank, architecture and processing workflow for alternative investment division of US Bank. Michael possesses advanced knowledge of security standards such as ISO 27001, NIST, SOC and PCI that brings into any solutions delivered by Digital Edge. Security solutions and standards are expended into public cloud such as AWS and Azure.
Naum A Lavnevich joined the Digital Edge team in 2017 as the VP of Engineering. The priorities for his position include strategic planning, solution design, quality assurance, and problem resolution. Naum has a strong track record for directing large-scale projects and global initiatives as well as for providing expert-level system/network support.
Slava has more than 20 years of experience in Information Technology, in roles of cyber security expert, enterprise solutions architect, and digital transformation advisor, with projects spanning across multiple industries, mainly with insurance and financial organizations. He has a CISSP certification, the highest level for cyber security. Slava has unique insight into all levels of operations of modern financial institution, blending business operations with IT systems to deliver best in class solutions following strict compliance requirements such as PCI DSS, ISO 27000 and local regulations in various geographies.
Stacey is a student of Media Marketing Management and assists Digital Edge marketing team with PR and content development. Stacey posesses great writing skills as well as knowlegde of technology and Digital Edge operation.
Vlad Vaulin joined the Digital Edge Team in 2008 as a Systems Administrator, bringing with him, top-tier knowledge in Technical Management, Technical Understanding, Analyzing Information, Knowledge Transfer, Delegation, Problem Solving, Data Center Management, Coordination, Strategic Planning, and Quality Management. Since 2011, Vlad has expertly lead his team as an Implementation Manager, driving overall effectiveness and efficiency by defining, delivering, and supporting strategic plans for implementing information technologies. Additionally, Vlad is a Certified VMware Professional 5 – Data Center Virtualization, since February 2013.
Youssef Hanzaz is an experienced network security Engineer with a demonstrated history of deploying and maintaining large-scale infrastructures. Skilled in generating practical solutions and implementing safety and security measures to meet client needs. Strong professional, Master’s Degree graduated with honours from Mercy College in Cyber Security and comptTIA S+, CCNA, MCSA certified.