Chief Security Officer and General Counsel, Viewpost
A strategic business & technology leader, recognized cybersecurity expert, and creator of new technology, Pierson blends cybersecurity, privacy, and risk with his passion for building operational teams driven to execute and deliver - at both startups and large global companies. He has 20 years of experience building companies and cybersecurity programs - specializing in operations, design and architecture, data breach response, security ops, financial crime/fraud ops, and intelligence/national security. He has served in general counsel and compliance capacities working closely with Boards on corporate matters and strategic business opportunities. Pierson has a proven track record of success and has been awarded Best CSO from FireEye, CSO50 in 2015 & 2016, and is a Distinguished Fellow of the Ponemon Institute. Pierson also serves on the Department of Homeland Security Data Privacy & Integrity Advisory Committee and Cybersecurity Subcommittee. Pierson is a frequent keynote speaker on cybersecurity and is regularly quoted by the media.