Dr. Christopher Pierson

Dr. Christopher Pierson  is a globally recognized cybersecurity expert, thought leader, and entrepreneur who holds several cybersecurity and technology patents. He is a strategic business & technology executive who can rapidly assess business opportunities, obtain buy-in, lead engineering and operational teams, and deliver at both startups and large global companies, including the world’s 3rd largest bank.Dr. Pierson also serves as a Special Government Employee on the Department of Homeland Security Data Privacy & Integrity Advisory Committee and Cybersecurity Subcommittee, is a Distinguished Fellow of the Ponemon Institute, and Advisory Board Member for Secureworld. He is also an angel investor in technology startups.
Chris has over 20 years of experience building, running, and scaling companies from the c-suite as the COO, CISO, GC, CCO, and CPO. He works closely with Boards on corporate finance, VC funding, governance, acquisitions, and strategic road-maps. He has a proven track-record of success designing products and leading operations including cybersecurity, finance, HR, privacy, legal & compliance, fraud, analytics, and risk. Chris and his teams have received several CSO50 security innovation awards, Best CSO from FireEye, and numerous privacy awards.Dr. Pierson is a sought-after keynote speaker and cybersecurity thought leader, is regularly quoted by the media, and his interviews have appeared in numerous publications including: SC Magazine, DarkReading, CSO, Security Magazine, Wired, The Cyberwire, Bank Info Security, Government Technology, Computerworld, Data Breach Today, CIO Review, PYMNTS.com, HelpNetSecurity, NetworkWorld, and others.

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ID Event Name Duration Start Date
UE-985 BrightTALK @ RSA Conference 2018 37 Weeks April 16, 2018
UE-875 Advanced Cyber Security: Data-driven Defense 50 Weeks January 16, 2018
UE-920 BrightTALK on the Equifax Data Breach 68 Weeks September 9, 2017
UE-923 Identity, Data Protection and Securing the Modern Business 72 Weeks August 15, 2017
UE-934 Securing Fintech 85 Weeks May 16, 2017