Michael Podemski, CIPM, CIPT



Senior Director - Global IT Audit

Michael is a Senior Manager in the Advisory Services practice of Ernst & Young LLP (EY). He has considerable experience in leading and managing cross-functional cybersecurity and technology risk teams that deliverable exceptional client service. While at EY, Michael has focused on managing and delivering high-quality IT audit, attestation, and advisory services, while also recognizing that EY’s commitment to service quality extends to bringing relevant insights and industry experiences. Additionally, he has been recognized by his peers and teams as an outstanding mentor, coach, and instructor. Prior to EY, he has 15 years of experience that spans across various organizations and roles in Internal Audit and Information Technology.
In addition to his role as a senior manager, he is the immediate past president of the Chicago chapter of ISACA where he serves as an advisor to the current president and other board members as well as assist in organizing events, chairing special committees, or researching responses to questions from the board. Besides his role as the immediate past president, he is an instructor for the CISA, CISM, and CRISC certification review courses. In addition to ISACA, he is a former Chicago KnowledgeNet co-chair for the International Association of Privacy Professionals.


Contributions by Michael Podemski

  • How to Prepare Your Organization for a Privacy Audit
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2019
  • Ready....Set....Go for GDPR!
    Speaker at Chicago KnowledgeNet: October 19, 2017