In his current role as the first Chief Information Security Officer at AppDynamics, Craig is building and scaling a DevSecOps based information security practice to foster customer trust and company resilience. Craig’s strategy is forward-leaning and centered on driving proactive, risk-based and data-driven decisions to enable business. Craig is passionate about leveraging automation to scale and strongly position growth-centered companies to earn customer trust as the business of security evolves from imperative to competitive advantage. As a technologist at heart, Craig thrives on translating the technical complexities of cybersecurity as a function of
corporate risk management for the Chief Executives and the Board Room. Prior to AppDynamics, Craig was the Vice President and Chief Security Officer for FireEye where he built and led the company’s first information security and risk management practice through IPO in September, 2013. Prior to FireEye, Craig launched the first Security Architecture practice at Pacific Gas & Electric Company. There, Craig was focused on building resilient security architectures to protect the company’s critical infrastructure and went on to lead the Company’s cybersecurity strategy along with a team dedicated to advising the business and Chief Executives on cybersecurity risk. Craig has been practicing and consulting in the field of information technology and security for over 20 years.