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Francesco Chiarini

Founder & Chief Researcher, High Value Target

Francesco Chiarini, founder and chair of's Cyber Resilience Special Interest Group with 2000+ associates worldwide, is a global cyber resilience leader for a multinational corporation.

With 18 years of experience in IT and cybersecurity, he previously spearheaded cyber efforts at Standard Chartered Bank and PepsiCo. Francesco focuses on preparing companies for complex attacks by introducing the concept of High Value Target.

Recognized for his contributions, he earned the 2021 Volunteer of the Year award at, won a global innovation award from the US Consumer Brands Association in 2018, and founded's Consumer Packaged Goods Special Interest Group.

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