Nico Potgieter, PMPVP, Information Security Officer
“The confidentiality, integrity, and availability of client data is paramount at OSC. In today’s world, this requires a dynamic approach with diverse stakeholders to best prepare for, monitor and quickly respond to security events. Ultimately, my job is to lead the information risk management activities of a cross functional team.”
As VP, Information Security Officer, Nico is responsible for developing and implementing an integrated program of policies and procedures designed to protect enterprise communications, systems and assets from both internal and external threats. Having directed significant technology initiatives throughout his career, Nico previously oversaw implementation of OSC’s proprietary IrisX system that streamlines the collateral tracking, lender-placed insurance, and compliance needs of financial services clients nationwide. Prior to OSC, Nico was Manager of Professional Services at insurance software provider Vertafore, and Senior Project Manager at ImageRight, an insurance content management system acquired by Vertafore. Nico also co-founded two venture-backed technology companies—Broadleaf Services and THINQ Learning Solutions—early in his career. He is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), served in the South African Air Force as an Airline Transport Pilot (ATP), and attended the University of Washington Bothell/Vertafore Technical Leadership Development Program in Business Management and Leadership. In his free time, Nico is an avid photographer.