About the Speaker
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    Dr. Christopher Pierson
    Founder & CEO, BlackCloak

    Dr. Chris Pierson is the Founder & CEO of BlackCloak, a pioneer of personal digital protection for corporate executives, high-profile and high-net-worth individuals and their families. Chris has been on the front lines of cybersecurity, privacy protection, and fighting cybercrime in both the public and private sectors over 20 years. At the Department of Homeland Security, Chris served as a special government employee on their Cybersecurity and Privacy Committees. He’s also spent time as the Chief Privacy Officer for Royal Bank of Scotland, the world’s 3rd largest bank, as the Chief Information Security Officer for two prominent FinTechs, and as President of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s Arizona InfraGard. Chris is also a Distinguished Fellow of the Ponemon Institute, a globally recognized keynote speaker & cybersecurity thought leader, and is frequently quoted by the media on cybersecurity & privacy topics.