Melissa Pici serves as the Sr. IT Audit Manager at Syniverse and has been with the organization for the past 18 years. In her role with the multinational organization, she works with cross-functional teams including Finance, IT, GRC, and Operations aiding them in understanding the criticality of a risk and controls-based foundation and the interconnectedness in everyday operations. Melissa manages and drives the annual SOC/SOX audits and designs and executes risk-based operational audits providing further insight to executive management to use in making more informed decisions for the business. Melissa holds Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Information Security and Assurance with a focus on Project Management. She is currently working towards a Bachelor’s in Data Science and holds CISA and CDSP certifications as well.