Cybersecurity Industry Leader Brad Maiorino Joins Booz Allen Hamilton to Help Scale U.S. Commercial Business
- Seasoned leader Brad Maiorino joins Booz Allen’s U.S. commercial business as executive vice president
- Most recently, Maiorino was CISO at Target; prior to Target, he was CISO at General Motors and GE
- Maiorino joins Bill Phelps, recently recruited to Booz Allen to help spearhead growth of the U.S. commercial business
McLean, Va. — Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE:BAH) announced today that cyber industry leader Brad Maiorino joins the firm as an executive vice president in its commercial business effective March 13. Maiorino will be responsible for helping Booz Allen clients deploy cyber security and risk management solutions to combat the dynamic threat environment facing all companies today. Maiorino joins Booz Allen from Target where he served as Chief Information Security Officer, leading the post-breach response and information security and risk strategy.
Maiorino brings more than 20 years of experience with a diverse background in software engineering, infrastructure, and technology risk and compliance. In a career spanning multiple global enterprises, Brad has transformed information security and risk organizations and has cultivated cultures of security. Brad is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Retail Cyber Intelligence Sharing Center (R-CISC) where he works alongside his peers to strengthen the industry’s collective defense against today’s threats.
“Providing the very best cyber security talent and capabilities to our commercial clients has been a cornerstone of our growth strategy for several years. We are thrilled that Brad will bring his extensive experience and leadership to our team,” said Horacio Rozanski, President and Chief Executive Officer of Booz Allen. “Cyber security is a front-of-mind priority for all businesses. With advanced skills developed over decades of work for government agencies, Booz Allen helps commercial clients build the strongest defenses by fusing engineering capabilities with deep knowledge of the ecosystem within which businesses operate.”
Prior to joining Target, Maiorino was the Chief Information Security Officer for General Motors. There he led the transformation of the company’s global information security and IT risk organization including building out a global team and establishing GM’s Vehicle Cyber Security Steering Committee. Before serving General Motors, he was the Chief Information Security Officer at General Electric. There he oversaw GE’s global information security program across all lines of business and led the design and build of the GE Cyber Security Fusion Center, a state-of-the-art security operations center.
“The threat landscape continues to evolve with more frequent and sophisticated attacks, and this isn’t something one organization can combat alone. We need to leverage the rapid pace of technology innovation and industry leading expertise to keep up in today’s environment,” said Maiorino. “With a unique set of skills developed through serving government agencies, Booz Allen is uniquely positioned to solve today’s toughest cyber security challenges. I look forward to building on the existing expertise to support the needs of our commercial clients.”
As executive vice president at Booz Allen, Maiorino will report to Bill Phelps, executive vice president and leader of the U.S. commercial business. Under the leadership of Phelps, Booz Allen’s U.S. commercial business is delivering highly consequential cyber services for Fortune 50 clients across multiple industries. Booz Allen’s commercial team specializes in delivering integrated consulting and technology solutions to support cyber defense at the “ecosystem” level; fusing cyber threat intelligence with security operations and response to accelerate the move from standard SOCs to Fusion Centers; and developing leading, secure programs for data in the cloud.
Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering, and innovation expertise.
With international headquarters in McLean, Virginia, the firm employs more than 23,000 people globally, and had revenue of $5.41 billion for the 12 months ended March 31, 2016. To learn more, visit www.boozallen.com.
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