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Chris Pierson

Dr.  Chris Pierson is the EVP, Chief Security Officer & General Counsel for Viewpost - a FinTech payments company. He is a globally recognized cybersecurity expert and entrepreneur who holds several cybersecurity, anti-fraud, and technology patents. Dr. Pierson serves on the Department of Homeland Security’s Data Privacy & Integrity Advisory  Committee and Cybersecurity Subcommittee and is a Distinguished Fellow of the Ponemon Institute.

Previously, Chris was the first Chief Privacy Officer, SVP for the Royal Bank  of Scotland’s (RBS) U.S. banking operations leading its privacy and data   protection program. Chris was also a corporate attorney for Lewis and Roca where   he   established   its  Cyber Security Practice representing companies on cybersecurity and data breaches. Chris is a graduate of Boston College (B.A., M.A.) and The University of Iowa (Ph.D.,   J.D.), is a  sought after keynote speaker on cybersecurity and privacy, board advisor for startups, and is frequently quoted by the media on these topics.

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