George Wrenn

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George Wrenn is the founder & CEO of CyberSaint Security, a fast time-to-value Security Operations, Analytics & Reporting (SOAR) platform that helps organizations across all industries meet cybersecurity best practices based on the NIST Cybersecurity Framework and various regulations. Formerly the CSO for Schneider Electric, George has more than 20 years of experience in the field of cybersecurity.

Prior to the present role, George was as a senior managing consultant with IBM helping cross-industry Fortune 1000 customers reach compliance to NIST, FISMA, ISO/IEC, HIPAA, PCI, NERC/CIP, and other key regulatory frameworks. He developed cybersecurity strategy, roadmaps, and global cybersecurity programs. He is also an expert in cloud security and has been awarded US patents in this area.

George served as director of security for a fully regulated financial services company, where he managed regulatory compliance efforts and the internal security office, protecting over $99 trillion in stock market transactions yearly. He later led cybersecurity product management and business improvement projects at RSA Security and EMC Corp.

George has been a graduate fellow at the MIT Sloan Management for four years, spent two years at the MIT Media Lab, and spent one year with the MIT ESD. He completed Harvard Business School Executive Programs focused on NPD and creation of new services & methodology, and received his B.A. from Harvard as well.

George has had a NSA sponsored ISSEP credential, a Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) and CISSP for more than 12 years. He is a Six Sigma Black Belt and has Kaizen facilitator certifications. George has experience working with the complex Cloud, Government, IT, ICS, audit and national regulatory frameworks. He was also a mission oriented Operations Officer and SAR/DR Pilot (Officer 1st Lt. USAF/Aux).

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