Carlos Batista is Group Vice President, Security Operations & Intelligence for SunTrust Bank, where he oversees SunTrust’s Security Operations Center, threat & vulnerability management, security engineering, and forensics/e-Discovery. Carlos also previously led its threat & vulnerability management team and worked in a variety of other cyber security and GRC roles at SunTrust.

Prior to his most current role, Carlos took some time off from SunTrust, moved to Europe, and worked for GE Power Conversion based out of Paris, France, where he was responsible for the cyber security program for the industrial control systems the business sold and implemented.

Carlos holds a B.S. in Criminal Justice from Georgia State University, along with several cyber security certifications including the CISM, CISSP, and CSSLP. He lives with his wife in Atlanta.