Ed has over 18 years of experience in information security, IT compliance, and risk management. He is currently the Director of Global Security and Risk Management for Walgreens Boots Alliance, and has responsibility for security and it governance activities across the enterprise.

Throughout his career, Ed has held key leadership roles with responsibility for oversight and execution of multiple disciplines including regulatory program management, vulnerability management, security strategy, vendor risk management, access governance, security policy management, and education and awareness.

Ed holds several certifications including the CISSP, CISA, and CISM. He has an has a B.S in Accountancy from Northern Illinois University and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.