When Should You Just Do It Internally or Hire a Consultant? – John Iatonna – CSP #54
John Iatonna is Chief Information Security Officer at Spencer Stuart, an international executive search and leadership advisory firm based in Chicago, IL, where he oversees global operations of the company’s information security program. Prior to his current role, John served as Senior Vice President of Information Security, Governance and Risk at Edelman, Inc. a global communications firm. John holds a master’s degree in IT management from Northwestern University, a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from DePaul University and has been a certified information security professional (CISSP) since 2008.
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.