“I wish to serve on the Board of Directors of the OAS Federal Credit Union because I believe that my contribution to the Board will continue to reinforce the digital transformation of our institution, enabling our Credit Union to become a model for our members and the community. I will fully collaborate in Board initiatives – helping you, our members.”

Emiliano Colina works as an IT Auditor Consultant at the Office of the Executive Auditor of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), where he participates in audits and advisories to the business of the IDB Group. He is also a member of the Data Analytics Team, where he develops algorithms and tools to apply Machine Learning methodologies and advanced analytics techniques on the assigned projects.

He is a cybersecurity specialist and data scientist enthusiast with over 20 years of experience in government and multilateral organizations, developing and executing technical projects and activities related to information security and IT auditing, including security operations and incident response; capacity building and organizational policies and procedures.

Emiliano has been a member of OAS Federal Credit Union for more than 7 years, and for the past 4 years he has served as a member of the Technology Committee where he provides guidance on key topics such as cybersecurity and data protection, strategy, and innovation. Last year, he presented to the Board an initiative to create a Cybersecurity Subcommittee to specifically attend the more technical challenges to our Institution. The subcommittee has been delivering several improvements to the overall posture of our Credit Union.

Emiliano holds a master’s degree in Cybersecurity from the Universidad de Barcelona, Spain; and an Electrical Engineering degree from Facultad de Ingeniería, Universidad de la República, Uruguay.

He is a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) from ISACA. He has completed several courses and trainings in diverse fields of Information Security and Assurance, including Cybersecurity Incident Response and Management. He also holds a Data Science and Big Data Analytics certificate from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and is currently attending a specialization in Deep Learning.

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