Friday 6 November, 1-2pm (GMT)
Bobby Ford is Global CISO of Unilever, one of the world’s largest global consumer goods companies with 170,000 employees in 190 countries. Unilever’s goal is to create a safe and secure operating environment by developing resilience and active cyber defences around the globe. It is identifying online risks, deploying protective technologies, and raising cyber awareness among its employees. Unilever is one of SASIG’s valued Supporters with whom we work closely.
Prior to joining Unilever, Bobby was the CISO for Abbott Labs, a global life sciences organisation in Greater Chicagoland, Illinois. Before that, he worked in the aerospace and defence industries. As a soldier in the US Army, he was an information security analyst for the Pentagon Computer Incident Response Team (Pen-CIRT).
We will be privileged to hear Bobby’s story and learn more about his journey to, and his work at, the highest echelons of global corporate cybersecurity.
Martin Smith MBE (info) Chairman & Founder of The SASIG
In conversation with
Bobby Ford (info) VP/Global Chief Information Security Officer, Unilever