CISO Shortlist: Key Issues to Cover for Todays CISOs – Leon Ravenna – CSP #49
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
Sam Curry is CSO at Cybereason and is a Visiting Fellow at the National Security Institute. Previously, Sam was CTO and CISO for Arbor Networks (NetScout) and was CSO and SVP R&D at MicroStrategy in addition to holding senior security roles at McAfee and CA. He spent 7 years at RSA, the Security Division of EMC as Chief Technologist and SVP of Product. Sam also has over 20 patents in security from his time as a security architect, has been a leader in two successful startups and is a board member of the Cybersecurity Coalition, of SSH Communications and of Sequitur Labs.