Ferdinand Hamada is a Managing Director for the cybersecurity practice at MorganFranklin and leads the Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, & Life Sciences (HPLS) industry sector. Ferdinand is responsible for expanding the go-to-market strategy specifically within the HPLS industry, which includes client growth and quality oversight of the HPLS client portfolio and delivery team. Additionally, Ferdinand is an active thought leader in the IT, Risk, and cybersecurity space as he contributes to various publications and speaks at a variety of different forums and mediums.
Prior to joining MorganFranklin Consulting, Ferdinand was the Vice President of IT and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Catalent Pharma Solutions where he led a global team in various transformation initiatives in the risk, security, compliance, and overall enterprise IT strategy. Ferdinand was also at KPMG Consulting focusing on IT Advisory in a diverse portfolio of engagements for several of their top pharmaceutical clients. Additionally, Ferdinand held various positions within Information Technology at Cardinal Health and Merck.
Ferdinand is viewed as a go-to problem solver that supports the enablement of business goals and objectives. He is passionate to serve his clients providing targeted solutions to reduce risk and address client issues and challenges. As a result, Ferdinand has been awarded various accolades throughout his career including one of the highest accolades winning the President’s Chairman’s award for outstanding performance.