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CISO Cross-Industry Expert Exchange

April 23, 2024
11am -12pm EST


The Kyndryl US CISO Expert Exchange is an exclusive peer-to-peer community of senior IT leaders and CISOs who gather quarterly for open virtual discussions to share their top-of-mind challenges and gain insights from their peers. Our current members include technology leaders from State Farm, Goldman Sachs, Citizens Financial Group, Caterpillar, Commonwealth of Virgina, Amtrak, Humana, Honda Motor, NextEra Energy, Dow, Kaiser Permanente, MTAHQ, Newell Brands, NYC Department of Transportation, Ahold, WESCO and several others.

The topics for the roundtables are determined based on interests and feedback provided during 15-minute prep calls conducted with participants in the weeks leading up to the roundtable.

Hosted by Kyndryl and facilitated by our third-party partner, Profitable Ideas Exchange (PIE), the community provides members a valuable opportunity to build peer relationships, benchmark themselves against peer companies and learn industry best practices.

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Kyndryl Host  

Michael Restivo - Kyndryl US VP of Security & Resiliency

Michael Restivo is the executive business leader for Kyndryl’s Consult and Managed Security Services in the USA. He has been in the security advisory and managed security industry for over 24 years in a numerous leadership roles. During this time, he and his teams had the opportunity to service hundreds of clients across the globe spanning all industries. His core strengths are helping organizations lower risk, secure their brands and protect reputations.

He is based in the suburbs of Chicago and currently leads a team  dedicated to solutioning and solving complex security problems across all aspects of cyber. He leads several annual cross industry cyber security forums and speaks at several annual cyber events. His team are experts in resiliency, recovery, advisory, security operations centers, incident response and managed services.

In his previous role at Verizon Enterprise Security that spanned five years, Michael was responsible for building and managing a national team of security specialists servicing Fortune 1000 clients in the Midwest, Southwest, West, Northwest, Alaska and Hawaii. He led greenfield business and market expansion efforts into high growth markets. Notable areas of growth were in incident response, forensic investigations, managed services, governance, risk and compliance, and security assurance.

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