Industry vertical advisors

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Stan Black

L5 Partners Advisor, Cybersecurity

Stan Black is an Industry Vertical Advisor for the Cybersecurity practice. Stan is a seasoned security veteran with more than twenty years of experience in cybersecurity, reducing business risk, threat intelligence, corporate data protection, and crisis management. His experience has provided him the opportunity to deliver resilient security and risk solutions to top global companies, countries, and government agencies worldwide.

Stan currently serves as the Chief Information Security Officer of Forcepoint, where he is in charge of building and defining the company’s Information Technology, security product offerings, and security operations. Stan unifies product security and cybersecurity to deliver highly actionable protection for people and businesses.

Before Forcepoint, Stan held global leadership positions at EMC2, RSA Security, Nuance Communications Inc. Most recently, Black was Senior Vice President at Citrix Systems, where he managed cyber, physical security, and IT for over 90,000 employees located in 100+ locations worldwide.

Stan is a graduate of Wentworth Institute of Technology based in Boston, where he majored in Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering and was the chairman of the ASME college chapter. Stan holds the following designations: government security clearances and CISSP certification.

Stan sits on multiple boards focusing on emerging technologies in security.

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