Christopher Pierson, CIPP/G, CIPP/US



Founder, CEO

Dr. Chris Pierson is the Founder & CEO of BLACKCLOAK - a concierge cybersecurity protection suite for high-net-worth individuals and top C-Suite executives.  He is a globally recognized cybersecurity expert, entrepreneur with successful exits, and serves on advisory boards. He also serves on DHS’s Data Privacy & Integrity Advisory Committee and Cybersecurity Subcommittee and is a Distinguished Fellow of the Ponemon Institute.  Previously, Chris was a founding executive and CISO of FinTech company Viewpost and the first Chief Privacy Officer for the Royal Bank of Scotland’s (RBS) U.S. banking operations. Chris was also an attorney for Lewis and Roca where he founded its Cyber Security Practice. Chris is a sought-after keynote speaker on cyber, board advisor for startups, and is frequently quoted by the media.


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