Leon Ravenna is currently the Chief Information Security Officer at KAR Global. KAR Global is a FORTUNE® 700 company with $2.5 B in revenue and 10,000 employees. KAR operates global vehicle auction, financial services, repossession as well as a complete range of reconditioning and logistical support services. In 2019 KAR provided services to 3.5 million vehicles. Leon is responsible for leading Global Strategy & Execution for Cybersecurity, Privacy and Compliance.
Leon is an accomplished information technology and security leader who has over 30 years of experience. He is a sought-after speaker on Security, Strategy & Privacy and a dynamic team leader & mentor focused on execution. In addition to holding a PMP and CISSP. Leon is one of a small group world-wide to hold 6 major Global Privacy certifications including CIPM, CIPP/ C and CIPP/ E, CIPP/ G, CIPP/ US and FIP.
Leon has been recognized as one of the Top 100 CISOs for 2020 – CyberDefense, a Global Top 100 CISOs – HotTopics and most recently a Top 100 CISO for 2021 – CISOs Connect / Security Current