Richard Bird is the chief customer information officer for Ping Identity. He is a cyber security ambassador, identity-centric security expert, voice of the customer and a trusted advisor to the global marketplace on solutions for the most challenging business issues faced in today’s world.
Richard is a dynamic international speaker and a pragmatic former corporate executive that cuts through the hype and hyperbole of today’s cyber security realities and does it in an engaging and thought-provoking way. He has spent more than 20 years in corporate business and technology roles within multiple industries. His diverse background includes serving as a chief information officer, a chief information security officer and the global head of identity for JPMorgan Chase’s consumer businesses.
Richard’s combination of IT operations and security have afforded him the opportunity to be recognized as an expert in identity-centric security, along with many other security domains such as threat and vulnerability management, data protection and cloud security.