Ms. Cullen, CCSK, CISSP, CISM, SSBB, MsCsc, has 15+ years of experience leading cybersecurity and information risk programs. Cindy is President of the NJ Chapter of (ISC)2, is a vCISO - virtual Chief Information Security Officer, was Chief Cyber Security Strategist at HPE driving strategic initiatives and providing thought leadership and insight regarding the ever-changing global threat landscape. Additionally, she was an ICIT Fellow advising congress and staff on cybersecurity issues, was CISO at Telcordia/Bellcore, VP – Information Security Officer at Citi, CTO at SAFE BioPharma and designed an S-SDLC process for Bristol Myers Squibb. Cindy is an in-demand speaker with experience at national & international venues (i.e. NIST, OWASP, RSA, …).
While at BMS, Ms. Cullen received the Digi Award for industry leadership for the pioneering use of interoperable digital identities by National Cancer Institute, BMS and Sanofi, reducing the cost and time required to get critical medicines to market more quickly. As CTO of SAFE BioPharma, a consortium providing digital identities for use across the industry, Ms. Cullen’s leadership and innovation were recognized by the White House initiative on National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyber Space (NSTIC) winning her Computer World’s Computer Laureate Award 2012. She is also very active in her local community. Cindy also has a passion for public service and education, having held the elected offices of Vice President and President for the Bridgewater-Raritan New Jersey Board of Education.