As Director of Information Security at FreddieMac, Sam Satyanathan currently heads their Product / Application Security and DevSecOps organization. He started his career as a software developer which evolved into software architecture and leadership roles before moving over into the Information Security space. Along the way, he also spent several years working in the Mobile Banking/Payments domain (Google Wallet, Apple Pay etc.). His experience spans several banking and financial services companies including Bank of America/Countrywide, GEICO, Citi, Federal Reserve, CapitalOne, and Experian as well as others like Pepsi, Ericsson, Veracode, Toyota, and Aventiv across different industries. Sam holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Masters in Computer Science and is a graduate of the full-time cohort MBA program at UTD where he continues to be a mentor to current students in the program.