CSO, Cloud Security Alliance
Troy Leach advocates for the advancement of responsible technology and best practices to improve protection of personal data. At Cloud Security Alliance, he is responsible for the non-profit’s corporate strategy to provide relevant security education, research and awareness of validation frameworks for cloud, AI and other services. Previously, Mr. Leach helped establish and lead the PCI Security Standards Council, that creates global standards and certification programs for the protection of payment data as their CTO and Chief Standards Architect. He also was served on the Board of Directors for the standards body, ANSI X9 and has served as a U.S. congressional subject matter expert on payment technology and cybersecurity threats. Mr. Leach holds a Masters of Science degrees from Syracuse University in Telecommunication & Network Management as well as Information Security Management.