Greg Touhill

President
Cyxtera Technologies
Brigadier General (ret) Gregory J. Touhill  Greg Touhill, President of the Cyxtera Federal Group, is one of the nation's premeir cybersecurity and information technology senior executives. A highly experienced leader of large, complex, diverse, and global cybersecurity and information technology operations, Greg was selected by President Obama as the US government’s first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).  His other civilian government service includes duties as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications in the US Department of Homeland Security and as Director of the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center where he led national programs to protect the United States and its critical infrastructure. In addition to his senior executive duties at Cyxtera, Greg serves as adjunct professor of Cybersecurity at Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College. He serves on the boards of Bay Dynamics, Inc. and Cybersponse, Inc. as well as the Symantec Federal Advisory and Cyber Security Forum Initiative Advisory Boards.  He is a director of ISACA International, a non-profit association of over 135,000 auditing and cyber risk management professionals. Greg is a retired Air Force general officer, a highly-decorated combat leader, an accomplished author and public speaker, a former American diplomat, and a senior executive with documented high levels of success on the battlefield and in the boardroom. He has received numerous professional awards and recognition, including most recently, the 2017 ISC2 F. Lynn McNulty Tribute Award in recognition of his contributions to securing the nation from cyber threats and the 2016 Federal 100 Award for accomplishments as Deputy Assistant Secretary to improve public- and private-sector partnership to better manage risk. Brigadier General (ret) Gregory J. Touhill  Greg Touhill, President of the Cyxtera Federal Group, is one of the nation’s premier cybersecurity and information technology senior executives. A highly experienced leader of large, complex, diverse, and global cybersecurity and information technology operations, Greg was selected by President Obama as the US government’s first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).  His other civilian government service includes duties as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications in the US Department of Homeland Security and as Director of the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center where he led national programs to protect the United States and its critical infrastructure. In addition to his senior executive duties at Cyxtera, Greg serves as adjunct professor of Cybersecurity at Carnegie Mellon University’s Heinz College. He serves on the boards of Bay Dynamics, Inc. and Cybersponse, Inc. as well as the Symantec Federal Advisory and Cyber Security Forum Initiative Advisory Boards.  He is a director of ISACA International, a non-profit association of over 135,000 auditing and cyber risk management professionals. Greg is a retired Air Force general officer, a highly-decorated combat leader, an accomplished author and public speaker, a former American diplomat, and a senior executive with documented high levels of success on the battlefield and in the boardroom. He has received numerous professional awards and recognition, including most recently, the 2017 ISC2 F. Lynn McNulty Tribute Award in recognition of his contributions to securing the nation from cyber threats and the 2016 Federal 100 Award for accomplishments as Deputy Assistant Secretary to improve public- and private-sector partnership to better manage risk.