Parrish Gunnels serves as the CISO for Kibo Commerce, a Vista Equity Partners company. Kibo is a comprehensive, cloud-based ecommerce platform that empowers user, grows sales, and evolves with the changing needs of retail. It’s a newly formed company of existing companies covering ecommerce, order management and mobile point of sale.

He has more than 16 years of IT experience in various functions of technology, risk management and information security. His experience includes working in multiple industries including financial services, telecommunications, chemical manufacturing, real estate and retail. Over the past few years, he has been focused on developing information security programs and securing existing networks through risk analysis, control definition, and user experience. Parrish holds a Master’s of Business Administration from Texas Christian University and certifications as a Professional Project Manager (PMP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).