Advisory Committee Member 2018
John J. Masserini, CISSP, CISM
Chief Information Security Officer
Areas of Expertise
Cybersecurity Strategies; Managing Threats & Vulnerabilities; Risk Assessment Tools; Cybersecurity Leadership; Legal & Compliance Issues; Responding to the Cyber Crisis; Managing Implementation
A 20-year veteran of providing information and corporate security services to multinational Fortune-1000 companies. An industry recognized leader whose expertise across multiple business verticals provides for a unique approach to delivering an information risk program which drives business focused solutions to today's global Information Security & Compliance challenges. An experienced leader who not only specializes in reinvigorating and realigning existing teams, but also building new information security programs to meet today's critical business needs.
As Chief Information Security Officer for Millicom International Cellular, John is responsible for all information security and risk management strategies, including security architecture, security operations, regulatory compliance, and business continuity for all global business lines at Millicom.
Prior to joining Millicom, John was the CSO MIAX Options Exchange, where he oversaw all technical and operational security efforts as well as the business continuity program for the entire firm. John was previously the CISO for Dow Jones, overseeing security and risk management for all of the Dow Jones and Wall Street Journal brands for over six years. He has held key leadership positions at several information security market leaders such as VeriSign and Guardent, as well as leading integrators such as EDS and SAIC.
A regular speaker, presenter, and moderator at regional and national events whose experience provides unique insight into developing and sustaining global information security programs. John is also a regular contributor to several industry publications, believing strongly in sharing his experience and giving back to the security community.
John is an active member of several Executive Boards, providing business strategy, product development, and go-to-market guidance for a number of Information Security product and service organizations.