GHANA – Ghanian Thomas Kyei-Boateng has been appointed as chief financial officer (CFO) of ISACA, an international professional association focused on IT governance.
Kyei-Boateng is a seasoned strategic finance professional with a strong background across the finance spectrum in strategic planning, mergers and acquisitions, and investments.
In his role as CFO, Kyei-Boateng will lead the finance team at the global technology association, which serves more than 150,000 members who work in information security, governance, assurance, risk and privacy worldwide.
His work will include advancing the alignment of ISACA’s finances with its strategic vision as well as investing in areas that position the organization for accelerated growth.
“I am excited to join ISACA and lead the finance team to become the best possible partner to the rest of the organization as we continue to drive growth,” said Kyei-Boateng, who is originally from Ghana and now resides in the US.
“I am excited to join ISACA and lead the finance team to become the best possible partner to the rest of the organization as we continue to drive growth.”Thomas Kyei-Boateng – CFO, ISACA
“ISACA’s strong global presence is especially meaningful to me, and I am grateful to have the opportunity to be part of the work we do together to continue serving our members and help them leverage the positive power of technology in transformative ways.”
Kyei-Boateng most recently served as senior director of strategic finance at The College Board. His fifteen years of progressive experience in financial leadership at some of the world’s biggest organizations includes roles at Capital One Financial Corporation and PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
Kyei-Boateng received his MBA from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management and obtained his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with First Class Honors from the University of Ghana.
“ISACA’s resilience and strength, even in the face of current challenges facing the world, are largely a result of its people—employees and members—whose talents, expertise and passion drive our mission,” said David Samuelson, ISACA CEO.
“Our leadership team at ISACA plays an important role in furthering this mission. I am delighted to welcome Thomas to this group and look forward to his contributions in advancing the association’s continued global growth.”
Kyei-Boateng joins other senior leaders at ISACA who have joined the association in the last two years, including a new chief membership officer, chief product officer and chief technology officer after Samuelson’s arrival as CEO.
With more than 50 years’ experience, ISACA equips individuals with knowledge, credentials, education and community to progress their careers and transform their organizations, and enables enterprises to train and build quality teams.
ISACA is a global professional association and learning organization that leverages the expertise of its more than 150,000 members who work in information security, governance, assurance, risk and privacy to drive innovation through technology.
It has a presence in 188 countries, including more than 220 chapters worldwide. In 2020, ISACA launched One In Tech, a philanthropic foundation that supports IT education and career pathways for under-resourced, under-represented populations.