(CEO – Cyber Leadership Institute, Bestselling Author & Multi-Award-Winning Cyber Executive)
Phil Zongo is a co-founder and the CEO of the Cyber Leadership Institute (CLI), an enterprise on a mission to develop a global cohort of 10 000 cyber leaders by 2025. So far, CLI has equipped cyber leaders / CISOs from more than 23 countries with practical strategy design, governance, influencing and board communication skills. Phil is also the author of The Five Anchors of Cyber Resilience, a best-selling book that strips away the complexity of cyber security and provides practical guidance to business executives and corporate directors. The book has received widespread positive reviews from global associations and journalists.
He is the 2017 winner of the ISACA Global Best Article Award, one of ISACA’s highest international honours that recognises individuals who have made major contributions to the fields of IT governance and cyber security. Over the last few years, Phil has been invited as a keynote speaker at multiple high profile cyber security conferences, including presenting to hundreds of corporate executives and directors alongside the former Head of FBI Cybercrime division. In 2020, Phil was named one of the Global Top 100 Most Influential People of African Descent (MIPAD – New York). He has won multiple industry awards for global exemplary leadership in cyber security
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