CHESEAUX-SUR-LAUSANNE, Switzerland and PHOENIX, Dec. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Kudelski Security, the cybersecurity division within the Kudelski Group (SIX:KUD.S) and trusted innovator for the world’s most security-conscious organizations, today announced a new Client Advisory Council (CAC) comprised of a “who’s who” of security leaders. Representing companies across industries and possessing deep security expertise, the CAC will provide insight into critical security challenges ranging from issues facing large enterprises to review and analysis of product and service innovations in development. Members will also work with Kudelski Security leadership on initiatives aimed at benefiting the entire cybersecurity community.
“It’s validating to have experts of this caliber eager to work with us to further the state of cybersecurity,” said Rich Fennessy, chief executive officer of Kudelski Security. “This Council will provide us valuable guidance to ensure we stay focused on delivering benchmark solutions, as well as feedback on the cyber marketplace, partnerships and overall innovation to help make the world a safer place. It’s an ambitious mission, but by pooling their expertise with our executive team, it’s one we’re confident will succeed.”
Members of the Kudelski Security Client Advisory Council include:
Almir Hadzialjevic, VP, Enterprise Risk & Security, Aaron’s, Inc.: Oversees strategy and governance of the company’s information security (IS) program, including physical security, business continuity and enterprise risk management. Previously, Hadzialjevic played a critical role in advising Fortune 500 clients in the Information Security Center of Excellence at Ernst & Young, LLP. Scott Goodhart, VP & CISO, AES Corporation: With more than 30 years of technical leadership, Goodhart oversees cybersecurity governance for five strategic business units in 16 countries. Over two decades, he has held senior posts for names such as MCI, Verizon, WorldCom and Discovery Communications. Goodhart began his career as a U.S. Marine Corps officer. Jason Lish, CSO, Alight Solutions: Possessing more than two decades of IT leadership, focused on security, Lish oversees physical and cybersecurity. Previously, he held such posts as Senior Vice President of Security Technology & Operations at Charles Schwab and Senior Director of Cyber Security Operations for Honeywell International. Lish started as a Systems Analyst in the U.S. Air Force. John Hochevar, ISO, American Transmission Company: Over the past decade, Hochevar has spearheaded security initiatives for the company. He has more than 15 years of IS expertise and previously held senior IT/IS posts for such companies as FishNet Security and Johnson