CIO Symposium Contributor


George Wrenn

VP & Cyber Security Officer

Schneider Electric

Symposium Roles

Speaker/Panelist 2015


George has more than 20 years of experience in the field of cyber security and has been awarded US patents in this area. He presently serves as CSO & Vice President of Cyber Security for Schneider Electric and is a Research Affiliate at MIT Sloan School’s (IC)3, focusing on Cyber Warfare frameworks.

Prior to his present roles, George was as a senior managing consultant with IBM where he helped cross-industry Fortune 1,000 customers reach compliance to key regulatory frameworks and develop global cyber security strategies. His other roles include Managed Security Services (MSS), Security Product Development, and Secure Cloud Computing.

George published over 30 articles in major technology magazines, and is a writer and editor for TechTarget, Search CIO, and Information Security Magazine.

He is a USAF/Aux Pilot and Officer, serving as 1st lieutenant. He received a National Commander's Commendation Award for outstanding duty performance.

He is a graduate of Harvard University. He has been a graduate fellow at MIT since 2001, conducting research and advanced coursework, most recently in the MIT Security Studies program.