Asif Qayyum

Asif Qayyum is a Managing Director in PwC Canada’s Digital Risk Solutions Practice and leads the Digital Security Risk and Controls and the Emerging Technologies Practice. He has worked across multiple industries having hands-on experience in managing complex transformation programs with a focus on Digital Risk, Security and compliance in emerging tech and legacy modernization in North America and Asia.

Asif is a security strategist and is a trusted advisor to his clients when considering the interplay, optimization and oversight of cybersecurity in context of enterprise strategy, people and processes as they relate to IT, OT and Emerging Technologies. He has led Security compliance programs for Blockchain, Cryptocurrency, AI and Data lake platforms.

Asif has worked in Asia, Middle East and North America. He launched the first regional Payment Gateway in South Asia

He has served on various advisory positions including Ontario Securities Commission’s Fintech Advisory Committee, CPA Canada’s Data Standards Assurance Committee, he is an International Fulbright Nominee and an Alfred P. Sloan Fellow from MIT.