Kris Herrin joined Heartland Payment Systems as CSO in April, 2008. Herrin led the internal security response to the recent data intrusion at Heartland, and Heartland's successful revalidation as being Payment Card Industry (PCI) DSS compliant in May, 2009. He continues to drive overall IT security strategy including compliance, risk management and audit. Prior to Heartland, Herrin served as director and CSO for Intervoice. He also held several senior level information security positions with Alcatel-Lucent, both domestically and in China.