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Mario Memmo is CISO at Otis Elevator Company. Otis is the industry leader in elevators, escalators, and moving walkways and moves 2 billion people a day worldwide. As Otisâ€™ first CISO, he built a business-driven risk-based global Cyber Security program from the ground up where he developed, implemented, and maintains all aspects of the global Cybersecurity program including Governance, Risk, and Compliance, Threat Intelligence, and Identity and Access Management in a continuously evolving cyber security landscape. Mario also developed a Cyber Governance program that includes regular briefings to the Board of Directors and Otis Executive leaders. Mario also is responsible for cloud and vulnerability assessments that set the standard for ongoing Otis initiatives. Some notable achievements include his starting the Security Operations Center where threats are monitored 24/7 â€“ including protocols for Incident Response and recovery as well as a Product Security Program that focuses on protecting products deployed at customers sites As Otis is an international company with 69,000 employees, he has worked with global regulatory compliance mandates including Sarbanes Oxley, ISO, NIST, GDPR, SOC2, CCPA, FAR, CMMI, PCI, and CMMC. Prior to Otis, Mario was Deputy Program Director at ActioNet, INC. ActioNet is an IT company that focuses on cloud-based solutions, cybersecurity, and agile engineering. He led major programs where he aligned and executed IT objectives for the Department of Energy ), successfully leading a team of 700 contractors to achieve this. He was responsible for creating the Incident Response Center, a next-gen initiative that focused on Enterprise and Security Ops. As CIO at the Naval Surface Warfare Center, Mario was responsible for the IT environment that included Classified and unclassified systems as well as High-Performance Computing Environments and Data Center Operations infrastructures. He defined new system requirements for new technology initiatives. He chaired the senior leader Cyber Council and Governance Board groups. Mario is passionate about cyber security and the protection of Intellectual property as well as safeguarding consumer data. This drive pushes him to tackle complex and interwoven cybersecurity and business challenges with acute attention to detail, discipline, and cost-consciousness. He has his Bachelorâ€™s in Engineering from Widener University in Chester, PA.