CISO – P&G
Kostas Georgakopoulos is the Chief Information Security Officer at
Procter & Gamble based out of Cincinnati, Ohio and leads the
company’s Global Information Security Program. Mr. Georgakopoulos is
responsible for the firms Information Security Governance Framework,
as well as developing, mentoring and managing a team of Information
Security professionals to proactively address advanced persistent
threats, blended targeted attacks, and application security threats.
Prior to Procter & Gamble Mr. Georgakopoulos served as the
Americas Head of Security Technology at UBS where he provided subject
matter expertise to senior management in the development,
implementation and maintenance of the firms Enterprise Information
Earlier in his career, he served as CISO at NASDAQ OMX where he led
the organization through a targeted APT breach and worked closely with
the NSA, DHS, the FBI and US-CERT.
Mr. Georgakopoulos has also built and led security programs at Bank
of China, Deutsche Bank, Citigroup and People’s Bank.
He has spoken at various security forums including at RSA 2014 and
has taught Cybersecurity courses at Fairfield University and Sacred
He has earned a master’s degree in International Law & Diplomacy
at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University. He
received his undergraduate degree in Liberal Arts from UCONN.
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