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Chad Kalmes

Chad Kalmes

Senior Director, Technology & Applications - Twilio, Inc.


Chad Kalmes is a technology executive with experience in managing technology roadmaps, integration, product development, and analytics. He is the senior director of IT and business applications at Twilio, a cloud communication company that enables users to use standard web languages to build voice, VoIP, and SMS apps via a web API. Previously, he was the director of enterprise IT at Optimizely and served as the vice president of technical operations and professional services at the video streaming platform provider MobiTV  Prior to working in startups, Chad worked in consulting and professional services with Arthur Andersen and Protiviti, including security and compliance work in regulatory and privacy areas - including Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), FFIEC, HIPAA, GLBA, PCI, SB1386, et al.

Chad is a non-practicing CISA, and held his CISSP-ISSMP for over a decade. He has spoken at professional conferences as a subject matter expert in IT operations, services and strategy, compliance, security, and privacy.