Steve Neiers

Steve Neiers
CIO/CISO Advisor
Tanium

About Steve:

Steve Neiers is the Chief Executive Officer for Clarity Consulting Corporation. Steve came to Clarity after a 33-year career with Chevron and starting a consulting company, SafeNei LLC, in 2021. He joined Chevron in 1987, starting with a variety of technical geophysical roles before moving into leadership positions including managing Chevron’s global IT network, managing Chevron’s global end user computing environment, and in 2013 assuming the role of Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Chevron. Steve acquired his Bachelor of Science and his Master’s degree in Geophysics from Saint Louis University.

To this day, Steve believes strongly that sharing cybersecurity information amongst public and private institutions is critical to our collective defense against threat actors of all types. To this end, he was an active participant with CEB, now Gartner, Information Risk Leadership Council and with Gartner’s Information Risk Management Research Board. Steve was also co-chair of the Houston CISO Executive Summit for several years. Steve was also on Houston Baptist University’s Engineering Advisory Board as they developed their Cyber Engineering degree program.

Steve was a founding board member and Treasurer of the Oil and Natural Gas Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ONG-ISAC), a non-profit organization that serves as a central point of coordination and communication to aid in the protection of exploration and production, transportation, refining, and delivery systems of the ONG industry, through the analysis and sharing of trusted and timely cyber threat information, including vulnerability and threat activity specific to ICS and SCADA. He was also a founding board member and Vice President for Christmas in April Acadiana (now Rebuilding Together Acadiana), a non-profit organization that provides home repairs and renovations to homeowners who are unable to make necessary improvements to their homes due to financial hardship, age, or disability