Yonesy F. Núñez is the Group Information Security Leader for Wholesale, Wealth and Investment Management & International for Wells Fargo Enterprise Information Security. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Yonesy was SVP and Group Information Security Officer – Enterprise Strategy for Citi’s Corporate Center Businesses where he helped promote business objectives by aligning and utilizing information security risk management as a business differentiator throughout Citi. He was also the Practice Leader for PwC’s Philly Metro IT Risk & Security Assurance Practice, CISO - Director of Information Security at The New School, CISO - Global Manager, IT Governance, Security, and Compliance at Pall Corporation where he introduced the first holistic global information security, IT governance, and compliance programs.
Yonesy is responsible for ensuring effective business and Global EIS alignment while promoting and inculcating appropriate information security risk management practices across the Wholesale and International operational culture with the aim to effectively protect the firm’s data and its various information assets. He is the Chairman of the Advisory Board for eGRC.com, focusing on alternative research for Enterprise Governance Risk and Compliance. He is also the Co-Chair of Membership for the International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals and President Emeritus of the Long Island Infragard Chapter. Previously he held the roles of Events and Planning Coordinator for the New York Metro and Lehigh Valley chapters of (ISC)2.
Yonesy holds a bachelor of science with a double major in Finance and Computer Information Systems and a minor in economics from Manhattan College, a master of science degree in Information Systems Engineering from The Polytechnic Institute of NYU, and a doctorate of Professional Studies in Computing focusing on Information Assurance and Security at Pace University. He holds numerous information security certifications including CGEIT, CISM, CRISC, CISA, CCSK 2.0, CISSP, ISSMP, ISSAP, ISSPCS, MCSE, and Security+.