Rando Kall

Wherever you go, go with all your heart.

IT / Security / Technology / Photography

Rando Kall

Former CISO, seasonal photo- & videographer, triathlon and cycling enthusiast, 2 x IRONMAN finisher, husband and father. Ready to tackle new exciting opportunities.

19.10.1975

rando@kall.ee

+372 505 8613

rando.kall.ee

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Work experience

03/2017 - present
Product Engineering Manager - Rush Street Interactive
Development of internal IT and Security related processes and documentation according to the regulatory needs.
01/2017 - present
Coach - TriSmile Coaching
Triathlon coaching, personal training plans and mentoring. Sports nutrition education and products.
11/2015 - 08/2017
Social Media Manager - IRONMAN 70.3 Otepää
Creation and curation of the content for social media channels (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter). Design, photography, video content, live broadcasts on Facebook etc. Triathlete community management.
11/2016 - 02/2017
Marketing - Greenhouse CI
(fixed-term contract)
Strategic planning for digital marketing. Creation and curation of the content for social media channels (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter). Direct sales and PR. Preparations for company re-branding. Design, photography, video content. Research of customer acquisition channels.
11/2015 - 11/2016
CISO - Bigbank
Information Security Leadership
Information Security program development
Acting as the link between the executive management and the business units regarding security-related issues
Informing and advising the executive management regarding existing security threats/exposures and recommending courses of action
Reviewing the information security framework and the related policies at least once a year and requesting approval for the changes from the executive management
Defining the standards for technical implementation of information security requirements in the IT systems
IT Security Risk Management
IT Security Risk Management program development
Performing security risk assessments and organizing periodic security testing
Making suggestions for improving security controls and safeguards according to new threat agents
Security Awareness
Security Awareness Program development and maintenance.
Developing employee awareness regarding the information security threats and countermeasures.
Regular security awareness sessions
Assessment of the security awareness
Security Compliance
Developing and maintaining the information security procedures, guidelines and standards.
Implementing the information security policies on behalf of the executive management
Ensuring the compliance with the information security policy, procedures and guidelines.
Supervising the handling of information security incidents.
04/2010 - 08/2017
Photographer / entrepreneur - Fotovabrik
Photography and marketing trainings.
Graphics Design
Web Development
Social Media marketing
Photo- and videography
06/2006 - 07/2011
IT and Compliance Security Manager - Playtech
Development and implementation of global security policies, standards, guidelines and procedures to ensure ongoing maintenance of security. Monitoring compliance with the policies. Development and delivery of an education and training program on information security and privacy matters for employees. Working with outside consultants as appropriate for independent security audits. Business continuity planning, auditing, and risk management.
08/2005 - 06/2006
Team Leader - Playtech
Management and co-ordination of day-to-day activities within the Playtech System Team.
09/2004 - 08/2005
Systems Administrator - Playtech
Microsoft System administrator, management of Microsoft Windows Servers, Backups, Active Directory, Trend Micro Office Scan, MS Systems Management Server 2003.

Education

1997 - 2015
Different IT, Management, Marketing and Photography related trainings
1993 - 1999
Institute of Economics and Social Sciences - Estonian University of Life Sciences
Accounting and Financial Management
1982 - 1993
Vastseliina Secondary School

Certification

2001
Microsoft Certified Professional
2016
Certified Scrum Product Owner

Language skills

Estonian
native language
English
Spoken excellent, written excellent
Russian
Spoken good, written average

Words that define me

Expertise

Security Management
IT Management
HTML
CSS
Project Management
System Administration
Photography
Videography
Social Media Marketing
Adobe Lightroom
Adobe Premiere Pro
Final Cut Pro
Abobe Illustrator
Abobe InDesign
Adobe Photoshop

References

Agur Jõgi
Bigbank, CTO
"Rando is very experienced person, from system administration to photographer to CISO to social media marketeer. Might look like too many areas, but Rando is also very results oriented person. Delivering results is something I remember from our woking together times. Rando likes to take full responsibility on things. He is also good friend with details. And thinking about CISO role then patience, knowing details, always looking for delivering results and taking ownership - looks like a perfect set of skills. I truly hope to work with Rando again."January 26, 2017
Ken Kanarik
Bigbank, Product Manager
“Rando is a person you go conquer mountains with. Rare species of professionals who besides being a top notch expert also comes with people skills. Collaboration with Rando was an experience to recommend. With Rando in team you'll learn a lot about yourself, get a lot smarter in Information Security, Management, Risk Analysis, being truthful, photography, physical training and so much more. I Am grateful for having met Rando.” January 20, 2017

 

Jochanan Sommerfeld
Playtech, CSO
“I was managing Rando for the last 2.5 years and found him as a dedicated professional, hardworking and valuable member of my Security Department. Rando’s wealth knowledge of many IT technologies combined with his leadership skills makes him an excellent choice for managing a team in the information technology and security domain. It was a pleasure to work with Rando and I would be happy to work with him again in the future.” August 1, 2011
Juha Olavi Korhonen
Playtech, CHRO
“It is my pleasure to write a recommendation for Rando Kall. Until recently, I have been working closely with him for several years. I have found him to be a pleasant, trustful person who is covering his areas of responsibilities with high motivation. Rando is a true team player, self-directed person who is able to communicate effectively and cover not only technical, but also people skills oriented tasks. During his more than 7 year tenure at Playtech, he carried out highly sensitive and demanding security related tasks in a professional and mature way. Rando has also become a trusted colleague to many of us in management level. We much appreciate his outstanding sense of values and good sense of humor. I highly recommend him for employment or cooperation with any organization.” September 5, 2011
Rafi Ashkenazi
Playtech, COO
"Rando is an experienced & methodical technical professional with a high level of dedication. I recommend Rando to any prospective employer." August 19, 2011
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