Paul Quanrud is an Information Security executive with over 30 years as a leader and management consultant focused on global corporations. Currently he is a client-facing executive for Tata Consultancy Services providing CISO & executive consulting services to improve governance, risk management, reporting to the board, and adoption of cyber security best practices. 

Prior to joining TCS, Paul served as CISO and top Information Security leader for three multinational corporations responsible for strategy, business and IT relationships, and day-to-day operations. 

 As an innovative strategist and passionate influencer, Paul has worked with multinational corporations in highly regulated industries including Insurance, Financial Services/Banking, Transportation, Manufacturing, Energy, Retail, Agriculture & Risk Management driving results in key areas:

· Enabling corporate growth strategies – International expansion, digital transformation, compliance

· Balancing cyber security investments – Optimization of cyber security investments to increase maturity and minimize risks

· Building excellence in core competencies – Cyber security, privacy, business continuity, supply chain risk management 

Paul holds an MBA from the University of St. Thomas and BA in Math-Physics from Bethel University.