Tim Danks

Member Since 2021

Tim Danks

VP, Risk Management & Partner Relations at Huawei Technologies

Huawei

Texas

As VP, Risk Management & Partner Relations, Mr. Danks is responsible for understanding and managing business risks in the context of cybersecurity and privacy across Huawei USA businesses and toward external stakeholders. Further, he is responsible for developing and enhancing partner relationships towards key external stakeholders across academia, channels partners, industry, and suppliers utilizing his broad understanding of Huawei’s local and global business operations. His background includes a diversified mix of operational experience, from both the vendor and customer perspectives, with a primary focus on risk mitigation and management in delivery environments. In addition, he has achieved repeated success in building organizations through improved methodologies, processes development, and effective tools that enable efficient and cost controlled service delivery toward internal and external stakeholders. His expertise is cyber security, focused on operational risk mitigation against an evolving threat landscape with strategy development, implementation, and execution of programs, tools and risk management teams. Mr. Danks joined Huawei’s USA operations in 2009 holding various senior level positions in Huawei’s carrier network and consumer products businesses covering operations, cybersecurity and risk management in Huawei’s customer facing solutions and services. Most recently Mr. Danks has driven a program to operationalize the NIST Cybersecurity Framework as an organizational assessment model for Huawei’s consumer facing cloud services operations and platforms globally.


SKILLS

  • Risk Management
  • Telecommunications
  • Cybersecurity

RECENT CONTENT

July 21st, 2021

'Trust No One' Should Be Our New Security Motto

To protect against cybersecurity breaches, every company should rethink who it considers a trusted partner.


COMPANY INFO

Huawei

Huawei is a leading global provider of information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. With integrated solutions across four key domains – telecom networks, IT, smart devices, and cloud services – we are committed to bringing digital to every person, home and organization for a fully connected, intelligent world. Huawei's end-to-end portfolio of products, solutions and services are both competitive and secure. Through open collaboration with ecosystem partners, we create lasting value for our customers, working to empower people, enrich home life, and inspire innovation in organizations of all shapes and sizes. At Huawei, innovation focuses on customer needs. We invest heavily in basic research, concentrating on technological breakthroughs that drive the world forward. We have more than 180,000 employees, and we operate in more than 170 countries and regions. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees. House Rules This page is for ICT professionals with an interest in Huawei and our industry to engage in open discussions. To facilitate dialogue, please follow these rules: - Huawei holds the right to delete comments that are offensive, misleading, false, unlawful, off-topic and in violation of any regulations. - Repeated violations of any of the above will be removed and users may be blocked. - Huawei does not necessarily endorse the information shared by members. - Please be familiar with and follow LinkedIn's User Agreement. - By publicly uploading a photograph or comment, you give Huawei permission to feature your content. This will always be credited.


AREA OF FOCUS

  • Information and Communications Technology ICT
  • Enterprise Solutions
  • Consumer Devices

INDUSTRY

Business