Jerich Beason

Jerich holds the position of CISO at WM and shares his expertise as a LinkedIn Learning instructor, focusing on leadership and emerging security topics. He is also a valued member of the Forbes Technology Council and frequently delivers keynote speeches on cybersecurity leadership at various industry events.

Jerich created and hosts Seat at the Table, a SANS Leadership Live Series, which is dedicated to helping cyber leaders earn a seat at the table, keep a seat at the table, and add value while sitting there.

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Jerich Beason is a security hobbyist turned professional. He has served in progressive roles at some of the most respected companies within cyber security including Lockheed Martin, RSA and Deloitte where he was a trusted advisor to executives within the government and fortune 500 organizations. Jerich advised these companies on cybersecurity strategy, architecture and program development. In his previous role at AECOM, he was responsible for security architecture, risk management, compliance, and overall security strategy. At Epiq, Jerich served as Sr. Vice President and Chief Information Security officer leading Enterprise and Product Security organizations.