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Eva Pittas

Founder, COO

Eva is co-founder and COO of Laika, leading product, engineering, customer experience, and internal operations at the company. With a deep…

Eva is co-founder and COO of Laika, leading product, engineering, customer experience, and internal operations at the company. With a deep background in cybersecurity and compliance from Citigroup, Eva is Laika’s first compliance expert. As a natural entrepreneur, she prioritizes empowering Laika’s customers to leverage their compliance programs to close deals and scale their businesses. 

Eva founded Laika with her co-CEOs, Sam Li and Austin Ogilvie, in 2019. Before Laika, Eva founded BRCG, a boutique consulting firm after a 20+ career at Citigroup where she was a Managing Director leading IT control, compliance, and vendor management.

Publications

Women in Tech: “You need to hustle, be adaptable, be curious about technology"
57 up-and-coming fintechs building the behind-the-scenes tech powering Wall Street, according to top investors
24 NYC fintechs to watch as investors like Andreessen Horowitz put an increased focus on the city's startup ecosystem
Innovation in Compliance - Episode 249 - Creating a Safer Compliance Ecosystem with Eva Pittas
Laika Compliance Passes AICPA Peer Review
Laika Raises $35M Series B to Help Companies Ace Security Audits
Laika Awarded "Leader" and "Best ROI" in G2 Crowd's Spring 2022 Grid Reports®
How to Build Trust with Continuous Compliance
16 Tips for Ensuring Your Team Keeps Up with Software and Security Updates
15 Strategic Steps Companies Should Take to Secure Customer Data
16 Effective Ways a Small Business can Enhance its Cybersecurity Profile

Meet the Expert

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Eva Pittas

Framework Expertise

SOC 2, ISO 27001, PCI DSS (Level 2-4), HIPAA, HITRUST, GDPR, CCPA

Compliance Experience

Cyber security, Cloud Security, Compliance, Leadership, Enterprise Procurement, SOC 1, SOC 2, ISO 27001/2, PCI DSS, HIPAA, HITRUST, NYDFS 500, ISO 27018, SOX, FedRAMP, GDPR, CCPA

Education

NYU Stern

Experience

20+ years