Because of the skills shortage in the industry, CIOs must work out creative ways to infuse cyber across the entire organisation as a cultural element of your program"

Chris Hockings

CTO Security at IBM A/NZ

Reporting to the MD A/NZ, Chris is responsible for representing the IBM global security strategy within the local market, helping guide IBM customer cyber security programs around compliance, advanced threat and digital transformation. Using extensive client experience and thought leadership, he helps the IBM Security Australia Research and Development facility design and develop globally competitive offerings across cyber security products and services. Chris is an expert in leading strategic customer solutions for Security and enjoys helping clients work through transformation digital programs with security and design as front of mind. Chris is an IBM Master Inventor, a title that reflects a sustained contribution to IBM Security’s patent portfolio. Chris is CISSP certified.