John N. Stewart, Senior Vice President, Chief Security and Trust Officer, leads Cisco’s Security and Trust Organization, underscoring Cisco’s commitment to critical issues for boardrooms and world leaders. The missions include protecting Cisco, embedding Cisco’s Secure Development Lifecycle, data protection and privacy. Throughout his 25-year career, Stewart participated in security initiatives spanning elementary schools to national security. He’s a Board Director for RiskSense, ReFirm Labs and SpyCloud, Special Advisor to RedSeal’s Board, and sits on Syracuse University’s College of Engineering Dean’s Leadership Council. Stewart served on the Australian Prime Minister and Cabinet Cyber Security Review panel, UMUC’s Cybersecurity Think Tank and CSIS Commission on Cybersecurity for the 44th US Presidency.