About the Speaker
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    Kenneth Townsend
    Global CISO, Ingredion Incorporated

    Kenneth Townsend is a proven results-oriented CISO with a successful track record of delivering business value by leveraging technology and leading transformational cybersecurity strategies. Kenneth’s understanding of the digital technology stack across the enterprise and cyber risk management has allowed him to successfully operate in a variety of industries and become a highly respected leader in Financial Services, Retail, Healthcare, and Manufacturing.

    As the Global CISO for Ingredion, Kenneth is responsible for establishing and executing a cyber strategy to manage risk across the corporate and manufacturing environments. He brings a deep understanding of cybersecurity threats, regulations, and best practices to the role to build a strong security culture. Beyond his core responsibilities, Kenneth is a dedicated thought leader in the cybersecurity community. He is a cyber product advisor, active speaker at various industry events, and volunteers time to support and mentor youth in STEM fields.