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Christopher Pierson

EVP & General Counsel and Chief Security Officer

As the General Counsel and Chief Security Officer, Chris is responsible for implementing a cybersecurity, compliance and legal program. Prior to joining Viewpost, Chris was the Senior Vice President, Chief Privacy Officer for the Royal Bank of Scotland\’s U.S. banking operations, leading its privacy and data protection program and reporting directly to the Board of Directors. Complementing this expertise are his years of experience as a corporate attorney for Lewis and Roca LLP, where he established its Cybersecurity Practice and advised on information security and data breaches. Chris also serves as an appointed member and Special Government Employee for the Department of Homeland Security Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee and Cybersecurity Subcommittee providing advice and guidance to the Secretary and Chief Privacy Officer on policy, operational, strategy, and technological issues. He is also a Distinguished Fellow of the Ponemon Institute and has also served on other homeland security committees, briefed federal agencies, and served as President of the FBI\’s Phoenix InfraGard. Chris is a graduate of Boston College (B.A., M.A.) and The University of Iowa (Ph.D., J.D.) and speaks at national events and is frequently quoted on Cybersecurity.

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