November 30, 2015

Herjavec Group Grows Leadership Team & Continues Global Expansion

IMG_0955 CHRIS PHerjavec Group is proud to announce Chris Pratapas as our SVP of Technical Operations. As a key member of the executive team, Chris will oversee the leadership of the consulting, professional services, managed services, and remediation practices within the organization. Chris comes to Herjavec Group with a wealth of experience in executive operations across multiple industries including financial services, telecommunications, and hospitality. He most recently held the position of VP of Technology Support Services for Hilton Hotels Worldwide supporting over 12,000 employees globally with a responsibility for internal IT services. Prior to joining Hilton Hotels, Chris was responsible for IT, networking and telephony globally as VP of Telecommunications & IT Infrastructure at the Royal Bank of Canada.

“Chris is a rare leader who has excelled in both technical operations and sales,” said Herjavec Group Founder & CEO Robert Herjavec. “We have the unique opportunity to develop a global cybersecurity brand and I am thrilled to have an individual of Chris’ caliber overseeing the next phase of development for our technical services.”

Having recently established its presence as a managed services provider in the United States and the United Kingdom, Herjavec Group remains poised to achieve its expansion plan targets. Ira Goldstein, who held the interim title of SVP Technical Operations will transition back into his pivotal role as SVP Business Development in order to oversee Herjavec Group’s expansion efforts across North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific.

“It has been reported that there will be over 200 billion connected devices in play worldwide by 2020,” said Herjavec. “This level of interconnectivity continues to fuel the global epidemic of cybercrime impacting both enterprises and consumers alike. At Herjavec Group, information security is what we do. We continue to position ourselves through regional expansion and talent recruitment, to offer the highest quality in security products and services to our global customer base.”

Please join us in welcoming Chris Pratapas to Herjavec Group.

About Herjavec Group

Dynamic IT entrepreneur Robert Herjavec founded Herjavec Group in 2003, and it quickly became one of North America’s fastest-growing technology companies. Herjavec Group delivers managed security services globally supported by a state-of-the-art, PCI compliant Security Operations Centre (SOC), operated 24/7/365 by certified security professionals. This expertise is coupled with a leadership position across a wide range of functions including consulting, compliance, risk management & incident response. Herjavec Group has offices globally including three headquarters in Toronto (Canada), New York City (USA) and Reading (United Kingdom).  For more information, visit

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