IOMAXIS Hires World Bank Cloud Expert Pedro Alvarez to Lead Digital Practice

Bob Burleson, IOMAXIS

IOMAXIS LLC has announced that Pedro Oliver Alvarez has joined the company as the lead of its new digital oractice. Alvarez was the lead cloud technologist at the World Bank Group for over eight years.

“As a globally recognized expert in cloud and cloud security technologies, Pedro’s exceptional expertise will dramatically advance our clients’ innovation initiatives in these emerging technologies,” said Bob Burleson, CEO of IOMAXIS. “We’re excited to have him on board, and look forward to our continued growth and success with Pedro leading our new digital team.”

Alvarez will be responsible for managing and expanding the organization’s digital capabilities. This includes building IOMAXIS’ digital technology solutions and offerings as well as leading the company’s digital technology integration, transformation and optimization programs. He will also be in charge of expanding IOMAXIS’ applied proficiencies into a wider domain of cloud offerings, Internet of Things, Blockchain, zero trust networks and software defined networks, the company said.

“By leveraging our technology patents and ongoing R&D initiatives, Pedro’s incredible talent and creativity will greatly enhance our digital offering,” said Brad Buhr, founder of IOMAXIS. “He is a remarkable catalyst who we expect will have a dramatic impact across our company.”

Prior to joining IOMAXIS, Alvarez led the cloud and emerging technology team of the Office of Information Security for the World Bank Group, where he was responsible for the technology security and accreditations of its cloud and mobile initiatives. While in this role, Alvarez and his team established the bank’s cloud and control framework — a risk framework — and new industry best practices for the cloud. Through these efforts, he and his team proved the World Bank could move workloads into the cloud while retaining its legal immunities and privileges.

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