AGL 198: Tim Danks with Huawei

About Tim

As VP, Risk Management & Partner Relations, Mr. Danks is responsible for understanding and managing business risks in the context of cybersecurity and privacy across Huawei USA businesses and toward external stakeholders. Further, he is responsible for developing and enhancing partner relationships towards key external stakeholders across academia, channels partners, industry, and suppliers utilizing his broad understanding of Huawei’s local and global business operations.

His background includes a diversified mix of operational experience, from both the vendor and customer perspectives, with a primary focus on risk mitigation and management in delivery environments. In addition, he has achieved repeated success in building organizations through improved methodologies, processes development, and effective tools that enable efficient and cost controlled service delivery toward internal and external stakeholders. His expertise is cyber security, focused on operational risk mitigation against an evolving threat landscape with strategy development, implementation, and execution of programs, tools and risk management teams.

Mr. Danks joined Huawei’s USA operations in 2009 holding various senior level positions in Huawei’s carrier network and consumer products businesses covering operations, cybersecurity and risk management in Huawei’s customer facing solutions and services. Most recently Mr. Danks has driven a program to operationalize the NIST Cybersecurity Framework as an organizational assessment model for Huawei’s consumer facing cloud services operations and platforms globally.

Today We Talked About

  • Tim’s background and how he got to where he is today. 
  • Misconceptions about Huawei when it comes to privacy.
  • What, if anything, should tech leaders do or think about when it comes to security and privacy of network devices
  • 5G
  • Wireless charginng
  • Privacy
  • Security
  • CCPA and GDPR
  • Auto Charging
  • R and D
  • 1+8+n

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