Ilya Pozharsky is a security thought leader with over two decades of experience.  Ilya is the Senior Director of Microsoft Security and Compliance Solutions for Epiq’s Information Governance solutions group where he leads the global security consulting practice.  Prior to joining Epiq, Ilya held a position within Microsoft’s Cyber Security Group as a Global Black Belt as well as the America’s lead for Microsoft’s GDPR Champs community.  In that role, he worked with Microsoft’s largest and most strategic customer’s by consulting with their security and compliance leaders in how to meet their Security and Regulatory goals. Leveraging his extensive experience, Ilya helped customers migrate their critical data and systems from legacy on-premises environments to Microsoft’s cloud in a secure and compliant way, secure customers cloud environments, and use existing and Microsoft security solutions to meet their regulatory requirements.  Ilya also holds multiple certifications including security certifications from both ISACA as well as ISC2 (CISM and CISSP respectively).  In addition to maintaining membership of those two organizations, he is also a member of OWASP and IAPP.