Matthew McCormack is the SVP & Chief Information Security Officer at GlaxoSmithKline, one of the world’s largest pharmaceutical and consumer healthcare companies. He is responsible for the cybersecurity and risk management of GSK’s global network of 100,000 employees and over 100 manufacturing facilities. A 20-year industry veteran, he was previously the CISO of EMC and the Global CTO of RSA.
McCormack joined private sector after a career in the Federal Government and the United States Navy. During his service he was the Chief Information Security Officer for the Defense Intelligence Agency, the Director, Cybersecurity Operations at the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), as well as the Director, Security Engineering and the Chief Security Architect for the IRS.
McCormack was a Cryptologic Officer in the Unites States Navy and is a combat veteran of both Iraq and Afghanistan. He earned a Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) and an MBA in Finance from the University of West Florida. He currently maintains Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP), ITIL V3.0 and CMMI certifications.