Head of Information Security/Cybersecurity at ENJOY TECHNOLOGY, INC.
Michael Thiessmeier is a distinguished security professional with more than 18 years of experience in the global security, management and technology space and a graduate of Cornell UniversityÆs Executive Leadership program.
He currently holds the position of Head of Cybersecurity at Enjoy Technologies, a Silicon Valley company listed among 'America's TOP 50 startups', where he owns all aspects of Information Security including Cybersecurity, Governance, Risk and Compliance, IT Audit and IT Business Continuity. Before joining Enjoy he held numerous positions including that of Sr. Manager, Technology and Security Risk Management at Oportun a FinTech company among Forbe's 'Top 50 most promising companies' and Manager, Consumer Services Technology at Sony Computer Entertainment America, where he implemented a center of excellence and took a lead role during the largest console launch in history.
Michael attended programs at prestigious institutions including Stanford University, Cornell, MIT and Harvard. His recognition as subject matter expert lead ISACA, one of the largest associations of security professionals in the world, to appoint him to the International Standards Organization as Delegate Subject Matter Expert for Information Security. There he is part of a forum of international experts developing global standards and solutions in the field of Cyber-security which belong to the well known ISO 27000 security standard series. In recognition of his contributions, he was appointed co-editor for ISO's upcoming Application Security standard. He is also involved with the IEEE in developing security solutions for emerging technologies. The work of SC 27 was recently awarded the Lawrence D. Eicher Leadership award for excellence in Technology and lauded by multiple heads of state for their contribution to the world economy. Additionally, Michael has spoken at numerous events, given media interviews and worked with universities to create better InfoSec programs.