John Scimone, Chief Security Officer and SVP at Dell Technologies
In his role, Scimone is responsible for the company’s global corporate security program. He also leads the company’s global crisis management and business continuity efforts and provides security risk advice to customers, according to his LinkedIn profile.
In addition to working for Dell, Scimone sits on the advisory boards of CyberVista and the RSA Conference. He is also a board member at the Security Advisor Alliance, a program committee member at the Executive Security Action Forum and an ambassador for the Executive Women’s Forum on Information Security, Risk Management & Privacy.
Scimone joined Dell following a nearly five-year stint with Sony Group. While working for the consumer electronics company, he served as SVP, global chief information security officer and senior director for security engineering.
His contributions supported the creation of Sony’s first global information security and privacy program and the formulation of the company’s response to a cyber attack launched by North Korea.
Before transitioning to the private sector, Scimone worked for the Department of Defense.
He spent a little over four years as the director of security operations for the Secretary of Defense’s communications office. He was also a former senior security adviser with the now defunct Joint Task Force for Global Network Operations.
Scimone graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology with a bachelor’s degree in computer science. He also attended the Institute of World Politics, where he earned his master’s degree in strategic intelligence studies.
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