Nicholas Benvenuto, Jr., CISA
Senior Fellow in IT Audit
Nick is an IT audit professional with over 30 years’ experience. He is a leader as a consultant and trainer in managing, evaluating, and advising in the areas of technology risk and controls.
In addition to his training role at CPE Interactive, he is an independent consultant focusing on minimizing IT risk and improving controls. He specializes in IT project management and control, IT risks and regulatory controls-especially in the financial services sector, business continuity/IT disaster recovery and general IT auditing.
He was previously Director of Group Internal Audit for Old Mutual, a large financial services institution. His work was originally based in New York, but performed a five-year rotation in London. He was a founding managing director of Protiviti and a member of the firm’s CIO Solutions Leadership Council and Global Account Management Executive Team. He held other positions with Arthur Andersen, Prudential Investments, CS First Boston, Coopers & Lybrand, and Chase.
He is a frequent speaker at professional organizations including ISACA, IIA, and AICPA conferences. As a specialist in financial services, he has been a guest speaker for the Federal Reserve, The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the FDIC, and the Office of Thrift Supervision.
Nick received a Bachelors in Business Administration from St. Bonaventure University, and is a certified Information Systems Auditor, Associate Business Continuity Planner (ABCP), Certified Data Processor (CDP), Certified Systems Professional (CSP), and was formally a Licensed NYSE Series 7 General Securities Registered Representative.