Isabelle Theisen
Société Générale
Chief Information Security Officer, Managing Director
Biographical Info
A senior executive in cybersecurity and information technology who can conceptualize practical solutions to complex problems by developing clear goals and objectives, features and benefits, and expectations. Very adept at communicating about these solutions and problems at all levels through collaboration between the business and IT. Can also influence people’s behavior thanks to innovative marketing approaches aimed at translating technical challenges into business language and impact.

As a seasoned information security professional with domestic and international experience (Europe, Australia, and Asia), I have worked for multi-national corporations in diverse industries including banking, financial services, data service providers, entertainment and multi-media, auditing, and consulting.

Today, I seek to contribute my skill sets to organizations that are keen to transform security into a marketing differentiator by taking a pro-active role in data protection and infrastructure security. These organizations are fast-moving, expanding their service offerings, and open to innovative approaches to security, risk management, and compliance.

Specialties: Cloud security, Security risk management, Security Operations Center (SOC), compliance, BCP/DRP, application security, DDoS assessment, DLP implementation, identity and access management, financial management, people management, large project deployment, executive meetings & presentations, financial analysis/management, etc.

Security compliance regulations: FFIEC/FDIC, HIPAA, PCI, SOX, COBIT, GLBA, OSFI, PIPEDA,EU Directive, ISO 27001/02, NIST, SANS Top 20 Critical Controls.

Recipient of the CIO of the Year Award by the Phoenix Business Journal in June 2013.
New York
New York
Areas of Specialty
Information Security Governance and Risk Management