Accomplished IT leader with 20+ years experience building and leading Information Security, Cyber Risk and Compliance at the enterprise level. Has successfully led all aspects of Information Security Programs: policies and procedures, oversight and controls, strategy, architecture development, and training. Unique blend of technical knowledge, business acumen and decisive leadership to improve performance and protect data and networking systems. Michael most recently served as the Head of Information Security and Risk Management (CISO) for Loblaw Companies Limited from 2014-2018. Prior to that he provided Security Advisory Services for Canadian Tire from 2013-2014, was the Country CISO for Ally Bank Canada from 2011-2014 and Security Lead for Suncor Energy from 2001-2011.