Les Correia leads the evangelization of Estée Lauder’s Application Security to support strategic initiatives in application modernization, DevSecOps, AI, Cryptography, and multi-cloud adoption. He wears many hats with a mission of protecting Estée Lauder’s critical assets from the risk of a security breach.
Before joining Estee Lauder, he held Senior/Advisory roles providing thought leadership at AT&T, Lucent, INS (now BT Professional services), Vis.align/Forté, Mannai, Digital, and numerous other organizations in the US, Canada, Qatar, Germany, Brazil, and India.
Previous roles have encompassed security-related Advisory/Consulting, Architecture, Engineering, Design, Audit, Governance, and Operational Support. His experience through the years also covered Systems analysis, Programming, Systems/Network integration, Project/engagement support, IT Strategy assessments, Service/Methodology development, Security practice startup, and Business to Technical alignment reviews.
He is regularly invited to speak at various security conferences as a thought leader, has written several security papers, and contributed to and authored several security books.