Berk Leads Risk & Compliance For Silicon Valley Bank

Berk Algan, 38 ? Director, IT Governance, Risk & Compliance for Silicon Valley Bank
Berk Algan is a Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC) executive for Silicon Valley Bank, the bank of the world's most innovative companies and their investors. He currently leads up the IT GRC group at Silicon Valley Bank (SVB). Berk’s primary focus at SVB has been implementing governance best practices while promoting a risk-based culture and decision making process across the bank. For more than 30 years, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) has helped innovative companies and their investors move bold ideas forward, fast.
With the help from his multiple direct reports, Berk leads key IT GRC domains, including IT Risk & Compliance (his primary focus area) and IT Performance Management (establishing KPIs). He also supports Financial Forecasting, IT Strategic Planning, IT Outsourcing and Vendor Management processes.

At SVB, Berk champions and implements risk governance best practices and frameworks, prepares and presents periodic executive dashboards and reports on key risks, issues and remediation status, and leads critical risk assessments and improvement projects. As the primary IT contact, Berk works extensively with federal and state regulators as well as internal and external auditors.

Prior to joining SVB, Berk was a Senior Manager at Ernst & Young’s Advisory Services group where he audited and advised numerous high-tech companies such as Google, Facebook, PayPal, Apple, Intel, and Juniper Networks. He has a MBA from the University of California at Berkeley.

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