Counselor to CISO, NTT, USA
John Petrie is the Counselor to the NTT CISO at NTT Corporation. His current responsibilities are the harmonization of security technologies and standards across NTT’s portfolio of businesses. Prior to his current assignment, John was the CEO of the Americas Region for NTT Security, responsible for Canada, United States, Central and South American business. Prior to appointment to CEO, he was the Global Chief Information Security Officer for NTT Security, responsible for the overall global information security strategy and the management of the information security management system (ISMS). He is an accomplished senior executive with more than 26 years of success in the manufacturing, financial services, defence, technology, security, telecommunications, education and healthcare industries. John is a valuable asset for companies seeking guidance on decisions leading to opportunities, minimizing security breaches and identifying the needs of the vertical marketplace. His areas of expertise include information security strategy, information security policy development, risk management, analysis and mitigation, security compliance and enterprise information security operations. John is an accomplished speaker, instructor, and writer and the author of “From Private to CEO (And Some Stuff In Between)” (October 15, 2019). John holds an MBA in Information Systems from City University; a Bachelor of Science in Liberal Arts from the University of the State of New York and is a graduate of the Defense Intelligence College in Washington D.C. He holds multiple industry certifications including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).