Gartner Expert

Nader Henein

VP Analyst

A Fellow of Information Privacy and a staunch advocate of Data Protection, Nader Henein brings over two decades of tactical experience in the architecture, hands-on development and management of secure, scalable solutions.

Mr. Henein has worked in a wide range of organizations from startups to multinationals allowing for both depth and breadth of experience focused on enabling business without compromise of corporate security or individual privacy.

Over the better part of the past decade he focused on understanding the core drivers behind data protection regulation and translating them into "practical privacy" for clients so that their business offerings can be the safest place for their customers to come and transact. He views the GDPR and similar regimes as an opportunity to regain control and differentiate in crowded market.

Previous experience

With BlackBerry, Mr. Henein spent the better part of a decade working hand in hand with clients across a wide range of verticals to remediate privacy and security challenges brought on by an ever increasing technology adoption cadence.

Professional background


Regional Director, Cybersecurity Consulting Practice

Emitac Mobile Solutions

Director, Mobile Security & Value Added Services

Principal Architect

Areas of coverage

Marketing Data and Analytics

Cyber Risk

Privacy Program Management

Executive Leadership: Strategic Risk Management

Cybersecurity Leadership


Data Science Micro Master's Degree, University of California, San Diego, U.S., Ongoing

Cybersecurity Micro Master's Degree, Rochester Institute of Technology, New York, U.S.

Bachelor of Science, Computer Science, American University in Cairo, Egypt

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Top Issues That I Help Clients Address

1Translating governance models such as the GDPR or e-privacy regulation into clear operational processes with minimal friction

2Supporting service providers (processors) in achieving GDPR readiness

3Finding practical, scalable solutions to challenging regulatory requirements

4Embedding privacy and data protection into the risk management fabric of an organization

5Aligning privacy with business targets so that change is organic rather than forced