Joe is the Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer for Hertz. A security leader known for developing and implementing strategic plans to support business objectives, Joe blends leadership and team building to execute an overall security program. As Chief Information Security Officer, Joe has built a security framework that consistently delivers results by aligning security initiatives with business goals. Substantial improvements have been made in analyzing and framing enterprise risk factors, reducing risk through process and controls, and improving overall data security through solid governance processes.

With a career path that spans 20 years from local to global companies, Joe has consistently developed security programs that reduced risk and improved compliance with multiple regulations and contractual obligations with appropriate controls and cost. With work in every continent and over 100,000 users, Joe has consistently demonstrated his understanding of managing enterprise risk while balancing business and customer needs.

Joe holds a Bachelors of Business Administration in Management Information Systems from Georgia Southern University, and CISSP and CISM certifications. He also maintains an active role in local and regional security user groups.