Paul Simmonds

CISO / CEO, Global Identity Foundation

Paul is the CISO and CEO of the Global Identity Foundation. He is also a director of the Cloud Security Alliance (Europe). He was formerly the global CISO of AstraZeneca, and prior to that the global CISO of ICI, Head of Information Security with a high security European web hosting company and as Global Information Security Manager with Motorola. He was awarded the first “Chief Security Officer of the Year” as well as "Best Security Implementation" at the SC Magazine Awards and is twice listed as one of (US publication) Network World’s “most powerful people in networking” and sits on the advisory board of a number of global companies. Paul co-founded the Jericho Forum in 2003 and is also one of the three editors of the Cloud Security Alliance’s “Security Guidance” v3.0”.