Cyber Risk Advisory Firm Supports Engaging Education Programs for Next Generation of Young Entrepreneurs
AUSTIN, Texas, April 28, 2017 — Edgile, the leading security and risk consulting firm and provider of industry-specific regulatory content libraries, today announced that it will sponsor BizWorld.org’s 20th Anniversary and Awards Dinner, which will be held Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at the Ritz Carlton in San Francisco.
Edgile was founded in 2001 by Don Elledge and Dean Fantham with the vision that security and risk for the enterprise was about to change — both inside and outside the organization — and that an entrepreneurial approach was needed to take organizations through this transformation. BizWorld.org is the largest teacher-led global non-profit providing engaging entrepreneurship education programs for elementary and middle school children.
“Edgile is honored to partner with BizWorld.org to inspire the entrepreneurial spirit and experience of students to become our future leaders,” said Don Elledge, CEO and co-founder, Edgile. “We are glad to play a role in helping to shape the opportunities for these smart young problem-solvers to forge a new path forward and help solve the world’s most challenging issues in the digital age.”
“Supporting organizations like this is important to helping highly-talented young people explore their dreams and reach their full potential through education and mentoring,” said Dean Fantham, CTO and co-founder, Edgile. “This type of hands-on experience is invaluable to give them the tools and freedom to creatively solve the new challenges that will empower their success moving forward.”
BizWorld.org is a global non-profit organization based in San Francisco, CA, whose mission is to empower children to become 21st century thinkers by awakening their entrepreneurial spirit, inspiring them to become the architects of their futures, and giving them the confidence to transform their communities. Founded by Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper, BizWorld.org programs teach students real-world 21st century skills such as financial management, collaboration, negotiation and leadership that encourage them to become the financially responsible leaders and entrepreneurs of tomorrow. BizWorld.org provides three, project-based programs – BizWorld®, BizMovie® and BizWiz™. BizWorld.org has reached more than 600,000 students in more than 100 countries. For more information, please visit www.bizworld.org or call toll-free 1-888-4-BizKid.
Edgile is the trusted partner and advisor on cyber risk, providing strategy and implementation consulting services to the world’s leading organizations. Our mission is to secure the modern enterprise for the new age of digital, where trust is the most valuable asset, allowing today’s enterprise organizations to be more agile, business-driven and transparent with all partners in their ecosystems. Edgile’s services include security strategies; cybersecurity; integrated risk management and GRC technology enablement; and identity and access management (IAM).
Edgile is a Microsoft Gold Partner and SailPoint Partner of the Year for the Americas. Experiencing increased demand for its cyber risk consulting services, Edgile was recently included on the 2016 Inc. 5000 as one of America’s fastest growing private companies.
To help clients stay on top of constantly changing regulatory requirements, Edgile maintains a database of industry-specific harmonized laws and regulations known as the Edgile iGRC Content Service, which integrates with existing client resources across the enterprise for insurance, banking, health and life sciences, retail and manufacturing, government and energy.
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