Specific Experience

Managing Partner, 436 Research LLC                               

Sep 2021 to present

436 Research is a digital forensics and cybersecurity services firm that addresses the needs of small, medium, and enterprise organizations. Services include:

Interim CISO Services

Digital Forensics & Data Recovery

  •  Cybersecurity Strategy
  • PC (Windows, Mac Forensics)
  • Cybersecurity Budgeting
  • Mobile Forensics (iOS, Android)
  • Control Assessments
  • Digital Fraud Investigations
  • Risk Assessments
  • Misuse of Assets Investigations

 

  • Intellectual Property Theft

 

  • Expert Witness/Litigation Support

Business Continuity Planning

 

·       Brand Protection

 

·       Response Planning

 

Chief Information Security Officer, CSL Behring

July 2015 to Jan 2021 

Responsible for global cybersecurity for a worldwide $10B bio-pharmaceutical organization. Leadership focuses on identity and access management, network, data, and application security. The CISO, a new role at CSL Behring, is accountable for the ground-up creation of the information security organization across North America, Europe, and Asian theaters. The mission was to develop a cybersecurity organization from scratch using a matrixed management structure across applications, infrastructure, and business operations (I led the cybersecurity organization from two to thirty-five direct reports in four years.) I successfully led security improvement projects in manufacturing, network redesign, data center, global network segmentation, global vulnerability and identity management, continuous compliance security review, and risk management.

Adjunct Professor, Temple University

January 2015 to January 2021 

Teach classes on data analytics for fraud, network security, and intrusion detection. Course content includes using Splunk, Palo Alto firewalls, Cisco Packet Tracer network simulator, MySQL, Excel, and Audit Control Language (ACL) to detect fraud and cybersecurity breaches.  

Courses taught:  

  • MIS 5208 – Data Analytics for Fraud Investigation
  • MIS-5212 – Governance, Risk, and Compliance
  • MIS 5217 – Network Security

Research Vice President Forrester Research

Apr 2011 to Jul 2015 

Lead analyst for security services in Forrester’s Security and Risk practice. A globally respected speaker and author on information security topics, including managed security services and supporting technologies – SIEM, log management, incident response, and threat intelligence. During my tenure, leadership rated me a Top-20 analyst and a leader in client engagement and business development. My coverage areas included threat intelligence, network security, cloud security, information security, strategy, analytics, and metrics. 

Client Engagement Partner, CSC

Apr 2009 to Apr 2011  

I served as the Account Manager, and Global Engagement Partner responsible for the P&L of a portfolio of IT projects for a global Fortune 500 Specialty Chemical Manufacturer accountable for the successful delivery and profit & loss for a $20M project portfolio, including regulatory ERP implementations, business intelligence, and network infrastructure projects. In this role, I was responsible for the deliverable revenue growth, profit & loss, quality, and overall client satisfaction for all consulting projects for a Fortune 50 client.