Director, Information Risk & Offensive Security at The Wendy’s Company
Ilija Vadjon is currently, Director, Information Risk and Offensive Security at The Wendy’s Company. In this role, Vadjon oversees the Information Risk and Offensive Security teams responsible for the company’s Information Risk Management program, Security Architecture, Information Security policies and standards, Security Awareness program, Penetration Testing assessments, and Software Assurance program.
Prior to joining Wendy’s, Vadjon worked in internal audit for Worthington Industries, a global diversified metals manufacturing company. He began his career at Ernst and Young, a multinational professional services firm, providing IT audit and risk advisory services to various clients in the automotive, pharmaceutical, chemical, and manufacturing industries.
Vadjon received his Bachelor of Business Administration from Ohio University. His professional certifications include Certified Information Systems Auditor and Payment Card Industry Internal Security Assessor. He also volunteers as a Community member on the Audit and Accountability Committee of the Columbus City Schools Board of Education.