Aaron J. Goodwin is the CISO for B Riley Financial, based in Los Angeles. B Riley Financial has employees across 53 locations in the country that serve thousands of financial customers. Mr. Goodwin has over 15 years of experience in the Information Technology and Information Security fields and focuses on mentoring others in their desire to grow professionally within IT and business. Throughout his career with B Riley, he has been in almost all rolls within the IT Department, which has enabled him to be very nimble in all areas of technology. Today, Mr. Goodwin focuses on aligning security initiatives with the business needs while forecasting strategic roadmaps for their growth and resilience. He graduated from ITT Technical Institute with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Information Security.