Cecil Pineda

Cecil Pineda

Mr. Cecil Pineda is an IT security, cybersecurity, and data privacy expert with over 21 years of deep experience in many leadership roles. Cecil has been a CISO for three businesses, a virtual CISO (VCISO) many times for wide range of organizations, along with being an IT auditor, data privacy analyst, vulnerability manager and application security manager. Cecil is currently the CISO/SVP at R1, and Co-Founder of CISOXC. Most recently, Mr. Pineda was the Senior Director and Program Leader for the VCISO and Consulting Practice at Critical Start. Cecil also served as the CISO of DFW International Airport and also held leadership positions at GameStop, TXU Energy, Boeing and CVS Health. Mr. Pineda is an active member of the DFW CISO community, various cybersecurity professional organizations (ISC2, ISACA, IAPP and others). Cecil is a frequent speaker, panelist, and invited guests at multiple events across the US. See more about Cecil at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ceciltheciso/