Providing cyber risk, information security, privacy and compliance services to business thought leaders.

Ed Snodgrass, Principal and Chief Information Security Officer

Ed has over 15 years of experience in information security, supply chain security, risk, compliance and mergers and acquisitions. Prior to joining SDS, he served as Business Information Security Officer for Target Corporation where he held strategic responsibility for information security risk identification, mitigation and management across the Stores and Finance/Retail Services technology and business portfolios.

Before Target, he held several senior positions with Walmart including Regional Director, eCommerce Global Security for North America/EMEA focusing on supply chain security, Director eCommerce Information Security, with responsibility for securing Walmart's eCommerce sites domestically and internationally, Senior Manager, Information Security Mergers & Acquisitions, and leadership of Walmart's Global Payment Card Industry (PCI) Compliance Program. He has also held senior positions with Qwest and eTelecare Global Solutions.

Ed's experience and professional interests include;

  • Quantifying and communicating security risk to business executives and board members in business language.
  • Partnering with security industry leaders to demonstrate and create relevant, effective metrics upon which strategic decisions can be made.
  • Providing thought leadership for enterprise security program structure and maturity.

Other interests include ice hockey, obstacle course racing and spending time with his family. See Ed's LinkedIn profile here