Eric Balanca

Managing Partner
Digital Paws

Eric comes with over 20 years of extensive experience in Information
Security, providing advisory services and acting for government agencies,
multi-national companies and financial institutions in Europe, Africa and
Asia Pacific.

Eric began his career in the Ministry of Defence of France where he started
his foray into global security projects. He then turned to consulting and
entrepreneurship launching Cyber Security practices or co-founding Security
specialized companies. For 12 years Eric was forensics witness expert to the
Paris Appeal Court, working on international criminal cases and more
specifically for counter-terrorism judges and law enforcement agencies
specialized in financial crimes.

Before joining Digital Paws as a Managing Partner, Eric was Head of
Cybersecurity Practice at Capgemini SouthEast Asia. Now, he is leading
Security engagements for Digital Paws, a consultancy boutique based in
Singapore and specialized in Digital Security & Operational Risk Management.
Eric is responsible for advising clients on strategic and tactical solutions
for technology regulation, Digital & Physical security, Cloud security,
Governance, Risk and Compliance.

Recently Eric has embarked on Cyber Security Strategies projects to help
his clients design & develop Trade Finance Platforms based on “Distributed
Ledger Technology” (DLT). The platforms aim to replace the “Letter of Credit
– L/C” and to power emerging markets trade finance.