Sunny Jassal is a transformational leader who is highly skilled at aligning vision with business strategic goals. He brings with him nearly two decades of progressive experience in leading Enterprise IT, Cybersecurity and Risk Management across various sectors, including higher-education, health, policing, compliance and telecom. Sunny has a keen interest in transforming IT and organizations toward digital optimization and transformation. With special interests in Cyber Security he leads by the principle of ‘security by design’.
Sunny is currently the Cyber Security Officer at British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), BC’s largest post-secondary institution. As a Cyber Security Officer, he provides leadership and oversight over all aspects of enterprise cyber security, including IT GRC, policy formation and application. Prior to joining BCIT, Sunny severed as a Director of IT for British Columbia Medical Association providing leadership and oversight over all aspects of IT (Enterprise Architecture, Network, Cyber, Software Development and Service Delivery).
Sunny is dedicated to the profession and thrives on challenges in both professional and personal life. He is also an active member of, and participates in, various local, national and international Information Technology, Cybersecurity, IT governance, and Risk management communities. He also serves as a Director to the board of ISACA Vancouver Chapter where he provides strategic leadership and direction to the chapter’s Cybersecurity certification program.
Sunny holds a Bachelors of Technology (B.Tech with distinction) in Technology Management from British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT), and various top industry certifications: Certified Chief Information Security Officer (CCISO), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) and Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS).