A techie, finance geek, and marketing guru. More than 17 years of senior leadership experience in cybersecurity, infrastructure, data centers, SCADA, DevOps, and IT service management.

My Skills
Cyber Security
Hybrid Cloud
IT Strategy
Design Thinking
IT Management

IT Manager - Information Security Operations - Confidential


Managing and providing technical leadership for the global information security operations team and 24/7 Security Operations Center (SOC). Executing global security projects and day to day management of security services including access, endpoint security, vulnerabilities, email and web security, incident response, SIEM, and user awareness and education.

IT Manager - Service Design - Confidential


Managed and implemented Design Thinking, Agile, LEAN, ITSM, DevOps, and DevSecOps methodologies across multiple IT and business departments. Contributed to strategic IT decisions, provided advice to the CIO office, IT architecture, engineering, and operations department heads.

IT Manager - Automation and Technical Services - Confidential


Managed IT infrastructure department with responsibilities for the global data centers, virtualization, private cloud, computing and storage infrastructure, and SCADA automation systems. Engineered, deployed, and managed infrastructure to various business units. Used Agile and DevOps philosophy to optimized project delivery and task completion. Lead the team to upgrade and rebuild several large data centers in the US and virtualized more than 90% of the entire compute infrastructure.

IT Manager - Automation Services - Confidential


Provided technical leadership in large-scale design, update, deployment, and operations of Fortune 500 global SCADA automation infrastructure. Lead and facilitated a team to architect and design an in-house build converged infrastructure to host SCADA automation systems for more than 40 locations. Virtualized 100% the entire SCADA infrastructure using the VMware technologies and converged compute and storage platform.

IT Manager - UAE - Oxy


Managing the IT operations for the Occidental Petroleum UAE based business development office. Providing technical support for multiple offices in Bahrain, Qatar, UAE, Oman, and Italy.

Enterprise architect - Oxy


Development and implementation of IT strategic initiatives, technology road maps, architectures. Project management assistance for large corporate-wide deployments.

Information Security Analyst - Oxy


Design, implementation and oversight of information security solutions for Occidental Petroleum.

Network Engineer - TV Guide


Designed and implemented network infrastructure, firewalls, network security and monitoring systems.


University of St. Thomas, Houston, TX

Completed the bachelor's degree in Business Administration, major in Finance.


The University of Tulsa - Tulsa, OK

Completed four semesters at The University of Tulsa specializing in Business Management and Management Information Systems. Left to pursue a full-time employment in information technology.


Institute of International Business Education

Completed 2 semesters of courses in Business Management in Moscow, Russia before transferring to The University of Tulsa in Tulsa, OK.

  • Mikhail is a dedicated, responsive and high caliber IT leader. There was never a time when he couldn't solve a problem or would not devote he and his teams' energies to resolve a problem. Mikhail has supported high end executives as well as field level employees, all with equal quality and outcome. I highly recommend him for IT leadership positions.

    Ashley Holbrook / HR Director @ Terra Energy
  • Mikhail is one of the most hard working and intelligent people I have had the pleasure of working with. Highly recommended.

    Akbar Mohammad / Senior Manager @ Deloitte
  • Mikhail is very intelligent and fun to work with. He inspires his team and co-workers. Mikhail is very task oriented and will leave no stone un-turned in achieving his goals. He is always willing to try new things in order to consistently excel and challenge himself in life and at work.

    Shahab Sandhu / System Engineer @ SonicWall

Mikhail Krylov

Email: mikhail.krylov@gmail.com

Mikhail Krylov