Chris Wolski

Chris Wolski

Applied Security Convergence
CEO

Chris Wolski is a distinguished information security expert, former Chief Information Security Officer for a Fortune 1000 company, and now provides fractional information security leadership and physical/cyber security assessments as the CEO of Applied Security Convergence. He is currently on the board of ISSA South Texas and is dual hatted as the Maritime Cross Sector Chief for the Houston InfraGard and Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) Security Subcommittee Chair. He is an award-winning transformational information security leader with over two decades of cross-industry cybersecurity expertise. Distinguished track record of architecting comprehensive resilient cybersecurity strategies and building and developing world-class security teams. Fluent in bridging communication gaps, from frontline staff to boardroom dialogues, ensuring robust, organization-wide security alignment.
As an educator, Professor Wolski teaches at Texas A&M University School of Law on maritime cybersecurity compliance and at Lone Star College in the Cybersecurity Bachelors of Applied Technology.
His rich career started out as an information security analyst in the government and private sector where he eventually promoted his way to lead various information security teams. Most recently he led security at CSAT Solutions and the Port of Houston Authority, where he supervised an expedited threat communication system for 191 Houston Ship Channel Security District organizations resulting in him being awarded a U.S. Coast Guard Meritorious Service Citation. His cybersecurity expertise cuts across critical infrastructure, manufacturing, retail, healthcare, and government sectors. As a retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer, he has managed information security operations involving multinational organizations. Chris holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity from the University of Maryland Global Campus.