Framework Security’s Chief Information Security Officer of the Year, Jerry Sanchez

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Job title of nominated professional (or team name)Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Company (where nominated professional or team is working)Framework Security
Company size (employees)10 to 49
CountryUnited States
Headquarters RegionNorth America


Since 2018, renowned CISO and cybersecurity leader, Jerry Sanchez, has served as Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Framework Security, a multinational professional services consultancy. In this role, Sanchez leads Framework Security’s business, which encompasses a deep lineup of cybersecurity consulting services, including strategic consulting, fractional Chief Information Security (vCISO) services, Incident Response, Business Continuity Planning, Digital Asset Protection, and Risk Management/Mitigation advisory.

Prior to Framework Security, Sanchez gained extensive knowledge of the cybersecurity landscape by spending more than 25 years in key roles at companies like Texas-based SaaS platform, Planview, CyberTrader (acquired by Charles Schwab), nearshore Software development consultancy, SoftServe, and Electronic Arts (EA). Notably, as CIO of Planview, Sanchez built the strategic plan and infrastructure for the company’s SaaS delivery model and led cloud and security innovations in the Project and Portfolio Management space. His widely sought expertise has led to speaking engagements at numerous conferences and features in articles covering the IT industry and its impact on global business.



1. Led by Co-Founder and Chief Information Security Officer, Jerry Sanchez, Framework Security was awarded Clutch's Top Cybersecurity Firm in Austin, Salt Lake City, and Los Angeles Markets and B2B Global 1000 in 2022. Additionally, G2 has named Framework Security in the Top 10 Cybersecurity Consulting Providers and The Manifest ranks Framework Security as Number 6 on their Top 100 Cybersecurity Companies list. Sanchez was personally ranked in the Top 50 Global Cybersecurity Leaders by The Consulting Report in 2021 and is an industry-recognized expert in Cybersecurity and Cloud Computing with over 25 years in the technology sector.

2. For over a decade, Jerry acted as Chief Information Officer at Planview, an Austin, Texas-based SaaS Company where he led cloud and security innovations in the Project and Portfolio Management space. As the CIO of Planview, he was an integral part of the company’s growth when he joined the firm in 2008. Days into his new appointment, Jerry notably built the strategic plan and infrastructure for the Planview SaaS delivery model. Before launching Framework Security in 2018, Jerry served as the Cybersecurity, Cloud, and Technology consulting leader in North America for nearshore software development consultancy, Softserve, which employs nearly 15,000 people globally. In addition to his contributions at Planview and SoftServe, Sanchez was the Director of CyberTrader (acquired byCharles Schwab) overseeing the Active Trader division’s infrastructure, security, and operations.

3. Building customized technology solutions for businesses is an art that Jerry Sanchez has dedicated dedicated his career to. His innovations for Enterprises, SMBs, and Non-Profit Organizations have had a significant impact by directly accelerating business growth and maturity for these client companies. Jerry founded Framework Security to help companies of all sizes, complexities, and verticals have a fighting chance in the ever-evolving Cybersecurity landscape.