iMerit Appoints Chief Infrastructure and Information Security Officer (CIISO)

January 28, 2021

Adding to its HIPAA, SOC 2 and ISO 27001 Achievements

LOS GATOS, Calif., Jan 28. , 2021:  iMerit, a leading data annotation and enrichment company, has appointed Carol Bothwell, a global leader in IT transformation, to lead its new Infrastructure and Information Security office. 

In today’s hyperconnected world, the challenges of protecting the security and privacy of client data against increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks is top of mind at iMerit. The company delivers annotation solutions to global clients from nine delivery centers across three countries.  In the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, iMerit successfully transitioned to a highly secure WFH/WFO staffing model that can quickly be adapted to the unique needs of its clients.  

Today, through its investment in people, infrastructure and processes, iMerit is able to offer client services across all its offices that comply with international security and privacy standards including ISO 27001, SOC 2 and HIPAA. 

iMerit’s new Infrastructure and Information Security office is focused on the use of advanced security solutions and practices that enable iMerit to keep pace with its rapid growth, its expansion into highly regulated industries, and the ever-evolving cybersecurity landscape.

“Our ability to mitigate vulnerabilities that risk the security and privacy of our client’s data is a key aspect of the services we provide in today’s rapidly changing marketplace,” says iMerit CEO and founder Radha R. Basu. 

Carol Bothwell, an iMerit Board alumnus, is no stranger to the use of new and innovative solutions to problems encountered in rapidly changing environments.  As Chief Information Officer for Catholic Relief Services (CRS) she transformed the IT function into a global organization serving offices in over 60 countries and had a major impact on the international relief and development community’s use of mobile technology to achieve development goals.  As CSC’s first Chief Knowledge Officer, she conceived and implemented an industry-acclaimed knowledge management program. During her tenure, Carol led CSC to become one of the first global IT providers to receive Carnegie Mellon’s Software Engineering Institute’s coveted highest maturity rating. 

Carol Bothwell

“I am looking forward to working with iMerit’s world-class cadre of Information Security specialists in maintaining our Information Security program at the levels required by our most demanding clients,” says Carol. 

iMerit provides Computer Vision, Content and Natural Language services to clients across a myriad of highly competitive, highly regulated industries including Autonomous Vehicles, Geospatial Technology, Medical AI, Finance and Insurance, Commerce and Government.

“We earn our clients trust in part by the steps we take to protect their data – information that is critical to their business operations,” says Jeff Mills, Chief Revenue Officer.

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