Rudy Neefs is the Director of Corporate Security EMEA at Tech Data Corporation, one of world’s largest wholesale distributors of technology products, services and solutions. Companies like HP, Apple, Cisco, Samsung, Microsoft – and hundreds of others – depend on Tech Data to bring many of their products to market. Tech Data is currently ranked No. 108 on the Fortune 500® and has been named one of Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” for seven straight years.
He’s a Corporate Security professional covering all aspects of the profession with more than 30 years’ of international experience in a wide range of industries. He holds a master degree in Business & Organizational Security Management as well as the Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Physical Security Professional (PSP), Professional Certified Investigator (PCI), Certified Protection Officer Instructor (CPOI) and Information Security Practitioner (ISP) certifications.
He currently has executive responsibility for identification, development, implementation and management of global security and organizational resilience strategies and programs to ensure protection of people and assets and to support the various operations through internal and external customer oriented security and business continuity programs throughout EMEA. He also assists business operations in other regions in setting up their supply chain security protocols and loss prevention programs.