Dana Adams, TELUS

Dana Adams is Director of Corporate Security Services at Canadian operator TELUS. In this role he oversees multiple Canadian and overseas locations responsible for enterprise-wide physical and logical integrated access control systems, audit compliance, corporate investigations, fraud, forensics, event planning, business continuity, on-board screening programs, and law enforcement liaison work, including warrant and subpoena response.

During his tenure with TELUS, Dana has successfully developed and delivered the TELUS security plan for the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, redesigned and implemented a new executive protection program, and developed and delivered asset protection programs for network infrastructure (copper cabling), retail operations, supply chain security and data protection. The Security Services directorate has successfully transitioned from command and control to a strategic consulting partner with internal stakeholders, clients and both provincial and national law enforcement organizations.

Dana has demonstrated a proven ability to create strategic partnerships, and lead the business forward though education, influence and risk management planning activities during his 20+ year career in security.

The qualifications and affiliations possessed by Dana include: Certified Protection Professional (CPP) of the American Society for Industrial Security (ASIS); Member Professional Certification Board (PCB) of ASIS International; Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP); and Member of the Board of Directors at Policing Cyberspace (POLCYB International).