Director, Cybersecurity & Business Resilience
Strategic crisis management and business resilience leader with a focus on building programs designed to protect organizations' brand, reputation, and revenue. Extensive experience working across all levels of the organization. Proven track record of exceeding savings and sales targets. Able to translate strategic vision into effective and profitable operations. Expertise in complex negotiations and managing and influencing multi-disciplinary teams and stakeholders around common strategic objectives. 20 years of strategic and operational roles in public and private sector business with increased leadership responsibility. Fluent in English and German, and extensive experience with business practices of both countries as a result of having lived in Germany for 19 years. Specialties: Crisis Management • Business Continuity • Disaster Recovery • Emergency Response • Operations • Cyber Security • Physical Security • Health & Safety • Decisive Decision-Making • Adaptability • Team / Talent Development • Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) since 2001 • Test, Training and Exercise • ISO 22301 • Fluent in German Language & Culture. Select publications and presentations: Co-authored New Technologies Key to Business Continuity Strategy: http://www.financialexecutives.org/ Devised and presented a value driver approach to business continuity at the Flagg Management Business Continuity Conference: http://www.flaggmgmt.com/bc/presentations09/Session11-BCCS.ppt Primary author of NIST SP 800-84 on how to establish viable test, training, and exercise (TT&E) programs: http://csrc.nist.gov/publications/nistpubs/800-84/SP800-84.pdf Presented at several ISACA meetings on the topic of organizational resilience.
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