Mr. Marco Obiso
HEAD, ICT APPLICATIONS AND CYBERSECURITY DIVISION INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION (ITU)
Mr. Marco Obiso is the Head of the Cybersecurity division and currently acting as Chief of the Digital Network Society Department in the Telecommunication Development Bureau of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the lead UN-specialized agency for Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).
He has been working in the ICT field for the past two decades, operating in several ICT-related domains such as network infrastructure development, system integration, application cooperation, IT Service Management, Internet governance and information security.
As Head of the Cybersecurity division, he is currently facilitating the work of ITU in elaborating Cybersecurity strategies and implementing programmes and initiatives as well as leading the ITU’s efforts on enabling the use of ICT applications, for the benefit of ITU Member States, including providing technical assistance in establishing capabilities and working to strengthen coordination and cooperation within the UN system.