Eric Weiss is a dynamic and team-oriented IT Solutions leader with over 20+ years of experience in Information Assurance, Identity & Access Management (IAM), and risk mitigation in a Zero Trust environment. Eric joined Quest Public Sector, Inc. (QSPSI) in November of 2022 as a Sr. Technology Executive.
Eric was previously a Cyber Solutions Architect & Engineer at Leidos. In that role, he led a Zero Trust focused group which recommended security risk mitigation strategies and changes to the Leidos Enterprise and Cybersecurity program and influenced the implementation of security standards for Leidos federal customers.
Prior to joining the Enterprise and Cybersecurity group, Eric managed the enterprise Identity and Access Management Engineering team for Leidos where he was responsible for the overall management of Active Directory, Identity and Access Management, federated services, and Azure Active Directory. Previously, Eric was a senior engineer on the Identity and Access Management engineering team and was a key member of the team that separated SAIC, an $11B company, to Leidos, a $7B company.
Eric garnered much of his experience in the IT industry working for USA.net, an Exchange hosting company. While there, he provided mentoring, senior level engineering support, and successfully led the company’s FFIEC compliance and certification effort which allowed the company to continue hosting services for financial sector customers.
Eric started his career as a service desk technician for SAIC where he learned the basics of information technology and ultimately became primarily responsible for the enterprise Exchange e-mail system. He earned degrees in Environmental Studies and Geography from the University of California, Santa Barbara.