As a proven Information Technology leader with nearly 20 years of experience, focusing on Information Security; Stephen combines experience, thought leadership and expert critical thinking to develop strategy, translate vision and deliver high quality results. Stephen embodies the power to persuade, the status and authority to steer organizations in new directions and the influence to implement real change and widespread innovation. He is a charismatic, no nonsense leader with deep technical and functional experience and a proven track record of building and leading global Information Security Programs. His ability to strike the perfect balance between business drivers and Enterprise Security allows the Information Security function to not only ensure the Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability of assets within the enterprise, but also deliver concrete business value.
Throughout his career, Stephen has led high performing Information Security, Compliance, Infrastructure and IT Operations teams. He is experienced in optimizing efficiencies, information security architecture, program and budget management, incident management and team development. His experience spans a broad spectrum of business areas for companies of diverse backgrounds and size including Retail, Logistics, Health Care and Education with multiple Fortune 500 organizations.