April Peesel is Vice President of the Global Cyber Security PMO organization. She is responsible for the global rollout and adoption of First Data’s Cyber Security tools. April leads a team of program and project managers responsible for the Cyber Security Portfolio management, demand and capacity management, and project management. April’s career at First Data has evolved from managing US database operations to operations for the full technology stack for North America. She transitioned into a PMO role for Cyber Security, initially focusing on the rollout of Date at Rest Encryption across the firm before taking over the PMO organization.

April’s career began with technical adult education moving on to database development and operations, finally moving into management roles in 2006. She has extensive technical knowledge and experience with SQL, database design and administration, Sarbanes-Oxley, PCI, data warehouse management, UNIX, system integrations and upgrades, and user support. This background gives April a unique understanding of the impact of the security initiatives on the technology at the firm. April participated in the Women in Technology program at AOL, and her alma mater. She is continuing this at Fiserv as a member of the Women in Technology Group focusing on mentoring and career development.