Chris’ career spans over 30 years in risk analysis, operations, strategy and financial controls and has included senior management, consulting and entrepreneurial experiences. He currently is a Senior CISO Advisor at Cisco and is charged with working with other CISOs, CTOs, CIOs on security strategies, security mega trends and emerging threats. He has held positions at HP, HPE and DXC. He was the Director of Security Services for CompuCom, a Dallas based outsourcing company. There he is responsible for 24X7 operations and monitoring of client networks and infrastructure. He managed a team that is recognized as leaders within their respective fields and operates multiple honey pots and other security infrastructures to maintain a cutting edge in the everchanging information security environment. Previously he was CISO for Affiliated Computer Services (ACS), an outsourcing company acquired by Xerox.

A recognized global thought leader and sought after professional, he has maintained strong relationships with other security professionals, providers and vendors. He views security as a partner with the business and understands that risk can be controlled but never fully eliminated and therefore approaches security from a risk based model.