Dr. Kevin McKenzie is Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and Vice-President of Information Technology for Dollar Tree Inc. which encompasses Dollar Tree and Family Dollar stores following the acquisition of Family Dollar by Dollar Tree. Headquartered in Chesapeake, VA, Dollar Tree is the largest and most successful single-price-point retailer in North America. Kevin joined the leadership team at Dollar Tree Inc. in June 2016 where he is responsible for setting the strategic vision and establishing the security posture of the combined enterprise.

Prior to joining Dollar Tree Inc., Dr. McKenzie was CISO and Executive Director for Clemson University where he was charged with establishing the information security strategic direction and leading a team to protect one of the nation’s most dynamic and challenging higher education environments. In addition to his CISO role, Dr. McKenzie was also a Research Professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering where he frequently taught information technology courses and mentored future cybersecurity professionals.