Michael Botnik, Founder & CEO
CEO, CPA, MBA, CISA, CRISC, ISO 27001 Lead Auditor, CISSP
Mr. Botnik is a highly experienced Information Security ,Financial and Operational Risk Management and Assessment, IT Audit & Advisory and Anti Fraud professional with a strong understanding and genuine experience in the Technological, Regulatory, Threat and Control environment within the financial, industrial, telecom, commercial sectors.Highly motivated, highly skilled individual, with excellent managerial and presentation skills. Mr. Botnik’s Specialties are COBIT, COSO, ERM, IT Assurance, IT Audit, Ethical Hacking, 27001, Basel II/III, Fraud & Forensic Investigations, CAAT’S, Sarbanes Oxley Compliance ,IT GRC – Governance, Risk, and Compliance ,Risk Assessment project management, ERP Advisory, Privacy, Dealing room systems for Front, Middle and Back offices.
Mr. Botnik gained over 15 years of experience in financial consulting and audit, IT advisory and audit, internal audit, investigative auditing, information security and risk management services.
As a Senior Manager Mr. Botnik has led many complex advisory and audit projects at leading Financial Institutions for the Worldwide firm KPMG. In addition, Michael has served as the Head of the Information Security services department at Integrity Israel and led many complex advisory projects.
Mr. Botnik acts as academic lecturer of business and accounting administration academic programs, pronoun speaker at conferences and business forums and various professional and leads seminars and workshops. Author of articles, chapters published in academic valued journals and newspapers.
Mr. Botnik promotes various activities in business , academia and voluntary activities.
Mr. Botnik acts as CISO for various financial institutions, Chief Internal Auditor for public companies and financial institutions, CIO for companies, IT auditor for companies, Strategic advisor for CEOS and etc.
Mr. Botnik has vast experience in implementation and audit of Dealing rooms systems and accounting interfaces, financial, market and operational risk management for trading activities and portfolios, internal audits etc.