VP, Third Party Risk Programs, Optiv
Christiansen is a global leader with over 30 years experience in information security and risk management, and has held senior positions for some of the world's largest companies. As the first ISO at Visa, he created and implemented Visa's worldwide information security program. As the first CISO for General Motors, he was responsible for the worldwide operations of information security for all business units. Prior to joining Sands Corp., Christiansen was chief information risk officer at Evantix where he was responsible for all aspects of operational risk.