Alfred Ortiz is CEO of CSD Cyber, a provider of cybersecurity solutions. He has over 15 years of information technology experience with companies such as Hewlett-Packard, Infor Global Solutions and DriveLock before starting his own firm. During his professional career he worked in various areas of sales, marketing, pre-sales and management covering regional territories from the arctic circle to tierra del fuego (including the McMurdo Station in Antarctica).
In addition to his professional career he has been involved in higher education as an affiliate professor at the University of the Incarnate Word (San Antonio, TX), Regis University and the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. To keep up on the academic side and reaching for his academic goal, he is a doctoral candidate in Information Systems at IE University in Madrid, Spain. In addition, he earned a bachelor’s degree from Cal Poly Pomona, an MBA from University of the Incarnate Word, and executive education from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
He is originally from the Coachella Valley (California) and has been in Colorado Springs since 2003. Alfred enjoys reading, tennis and running out on the pitch for a rugby match. His true passion is his family and community.
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