Kris Burkhardt

Kris Burkhardt
Managing Director - CISO

About Kris:

As Accenture Chief Information Security Officer Kris leads a global team of 800 security experts charged with protecting company, client and employee data. Reporting to Accenture's Chief Operating Office Kris oversees global information security operations including security technology architecture and operations, client data protection, risk reduction strategies, incident response, the cybersecurity integration of acquistions and an award-winning employee training program. Prior, Kris helped create Accenture's global Information Security capability, and led the technology and operations areas, including Accenture's global security operations center. In that role he was responsible for developing, implementing and operating solutions to monitor and maintain Accenture's security posture. Since joining Accenture in 1995, Kris served clients in the US Tokyo and Austrailia in a variety of industries before joining Accenture's own information Security capability.