Public Sector & Cybersecurity Lead, Telelink
While being part of Microsoft he has successfully helped respective authorities in Bulgaria with increasing their cybersecurity readiness and responsiveness under different programs and initiatives.
He was part of CEE Public Safety, National Security and Defense team as well as Government Security Program.
He has solid experience in EU grant schemes, acquired while managing complex multinational projects between organizations from Bulgaria, Romania, Serbia, Macedonia, Albania, Bosna and Herzegovina, Cyprus and Turkey. He has experience in administrative capacity building in the field of public procurement and rule of law, obtained through active contribution for projects aiming at enhancing the regulatory framework of Balkans countries.
At his current position as Public Sector & Cybersecurity Lead he’s responsible for driving digital transformation of public sector institutions in Balkans region and ensuring cybersecurity readiness and resilience of governments.
Mr. Rizov holds a Master degree at Law (LLM) obtained in New Bulgarian University, Sofia, Bulgaria.
Co-Chair at the EU Monitoring WG at the American Chamber of Commerce in Bulgaria.