Chris Hetner

IANS Faculty

    Chris Hetner is a Senior Executive, Board Director, and leader in Cybersecurity recognized for raising cyber risk to the Corporate Board level in order to protect industries, infrastructures, and economies. He creates operational resilience by aligning robust Cybersecurity strategies with business objectives. Mr. Hetner’s professional judgment combined with a public company perspective and SEC regulatory and investor oversight experience has led to his success in corporate and government roles. Currently, he is an Expert Advisor to the Institute for Defense Analyses (US Dept. of the Treasury), the Special Advisor for Cyber Risk for the NACD, and a National Board Member of the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers. Identifying potential risks and initiating solutions that can be replicated across industries is a hallmark of his career.

    • Business Strategy
    • Cybersecurity
    • Risk Management
    • Regulatory Compliance
    • Leads Cybersecurity & Operational Resilience in Public/Private Sectors

    Achievements & Contributions

    • Senior Cybersecurity Advisor, Chair of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
    • Senior Member, US Department of Treasury Financial Banking Information Infrastructure Committee
    • United States Department of Homeland Security
    • Executive Vice President, Moody’s Cybersecurity Joint Venture
    • Managing Director, Marsh
    • Cybersecurity Practice Leader, EY Wealth and Asset Management and Private Equity
    • Global Chief Information Security Officer, GE Capital