CISOs Advising Cybersecurity Companies, Get on Board! – Bob West – CSP #180

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Bob West
Managing Partner at West Strategy Group

Bob has 30 years in leadership roles with banks, product companies and professional services organizations. Bob provides counsel to his clients on how to manage cyber risk and accelerate growth.

Bob is a frequent speaker on strategy, leadership, cyber risk, cloud security, identity, mobility, and on global policy issues such as payment fraud and critical infrastructure. He also has visibility into and advises key people that influence national legislation. He is quoted frequently in the press including publications such as Bloomberg, Forbes, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post.


Vice President, Cybersecurity Strategy at Cybersecurity Collaborative

Todd Fitzgerald has built information Fortune 500/large company security programs for 20 years. Todd serves as VP, Cybersecurity Strategy and Chairman of the Cybersecurity Collaborative Executive Committee, was named 2016–17 Chicago CISO of the Year, ranked Top 50 Information Security Executive, authored 4 books including #1 Best Selling and 2020 CANON Hall of Fame Winner CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers (2019), ground-breaking CISO Leadership: Essential Principles for Success, as well as contributions to a dozen others. Todd held senior leadership positions at Northern Trust, Grant Thornton International, Ltd, ManpowerGroup, WellPoint (Anthem) Blue Cross Blue Shield/ National Government Services, Zeneca/Syngenta, IMS Health and American Airlines.