About DiscenzaBusiness Continuity Solutions
David Discenza, CBCP, president of Discenza Business Continuity Solutions, has been involved in business continuity planning since 2009. He was the business continuity manager for the Risk & Information Management (RIM) group within American Express. His responsibilities included the development, maintenance and testing of their business continuity plan. He was also responsible for creating the emergency communication strategy for the RIM organization.
David works with companies in Philadelphia, New York City, Washington, DC, Baltimore, Connecticut, and nationwide to help them formulate plans they can implement when an unexpected business interruption occurs. He does this by helping his clients identify risks they have not mitigated, including determining the financial impact of a loss of business functions, improving cybersecurity strategies and tactics, and prioritizing the order in which business functions need to be restored.
David is a graduate of Boston College and Indiana State University. He has extensive experience working with major US corporations including General Electric and CIGNA Healthcare. He has worked with businesses across industries in the Mid-Atlantic region to create their new business continuity plan. David is a member of the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction, the Liberty Valley Chapter of the Association of Contingency Planners, and the Supply Chain Risk Management Consortium of Lehigh University. David often presents at professional conferences, workshops and symposiums.
David is certified as a Business Continuity Planner by the Disaster Recovery Institute International.
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