About the Speaker
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    Chris Wolski
    InfraGard Houston Maritime Cross Sector Chief

    Chris Wolski is a distinguished information security expert, former Chief Information Security Officer for a Fortune 1000 company, and now provides fractional information security leadership for Applied Security Convergence. He is currently on the board of ISSA South Texas and is dual-hatted as the Maritime Cross Sector Chief for the Houston InfraGard and Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) Cyber Subcommittee Chair. He is an award-winning transformational information security leader with over two decades of cross-industry cybersecurity expertise. Distinguished track record of architecting comprehensive resilient cybersecurity strategies and building and developing world-class security teams. Fluent in bridging communication gaps, from frontline staff to boardroom dialogues, ensuring robust, organization-wide security alignment.

    His rich career includes leading security at CSAT Solutions and the Port of Houston Authority, where he earned a U.S. Coast Guard Meritorious Service Citation. His cybersecurity expertise cuts across critical infrastructure, manufacturing, retail, healthcare, and government sectors. As a retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer, he has managed information security operations involving multinational organizations. He supervised an expedited threat communication system for 191 Houston Ship Channel Security District organizations. Chris holds an MBA and a Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity from the University of Maryland Global Campus.