Richie Balkissoon

Cloud Architect

Department of Homeland Security

[pending agency approval]

Richie Balkissoon is the Cloud Architect for the US Department of Homeland Security, where he coordinates the planning and migration of internal systems to the Cloud across DHS components. Mr. Balkissoon has over 20 years of experience in the field of Information Technology spanning federal government, federal contracting, not-for-profit, and higher education, with over 15 years specializing in Cybersecurity. Mr. Balkissoon holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Master of Science in Information Security from Colorado Technical University.