Rob is a principal with Deloitte, providing cyber risk services to clients across the Consumer Business industry. Rob lead’s Deloitte’s cyber practice for the retail, wholesale, and distribution industry sector, and has over twenty years of experience in cyber risk management and information technology.
Rob began his career as a software engineer, developing client-server systems in the telecommunications industry before moving into information security where he spent several years as an ethical hacker and security architect. Throughout his career, Rob has delivered projects across security strategy, governance, identity management, business continuity, disaster recovery, and privacy. Rob also spent several years as a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA), helping companies achieve compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).
In addition to Rob’s broad industry experience in professional services, Rob has in-depth knowledge of the retail industry, having worked for many years as the Global Vice President of Audit for Technology and eCommerce Audit at Walmart.
Rob has significant global experience having served clients throughout the Americas, Europe, Africa, and Asia Pacific, including more than five years living in Sydney, Australia, where he was the Asia Pacific partner in charge of a global firm’s cyber security practice.
Specialization includes security strategy and program development, IT risk and controls, program management, compliance, identity and access management, governance, risk, & compliance (GRC), application security, data privacy and protection, enterprise security architecture, and cyber threat management.
Rob is married with four children, loves music, and is a lead singer in a classic rock band out of Dunwoody, Georgia called Corporate Therapy.