Hector Virgen is a certified security professional with extensive and diverse experience in Information Security leadership at an enterprise level. His work experience in the public sector includes 13 years as an Enterprise Service Desk Manager for Maricopa County. He also worked in the private sector as an IT Support Manager and in total, has more than 20 years of service management experience. Hector is currently employed with the Arizona Department of Administration (ADOA) as the ADOA Information Security Manager. He maintains professional certifications including the State of Arizona Information Security Professional, the State of Arizona Certified Project Manager, and the ITIL IT Service Management Essentials.
Hector’s leadership model dictates that he defines the clear objectives which create the momentum necessary for his team to achieve excellence. He aims to instill core values and integrity, by leading by example, in order to build team trust. He also motivates his team to be confident in their expanding knowledge and skill-sets in order to tackle new responsibilities and challenges.