Looking forward, Mr. Wilkinson aims to broaden the overall knowledge about cybersecurity and cyber risk management by sharing his expertise with other academic institutes.
STOW, MA, October 02, 2023 /24-7PressRelease/ -- David A. Wilkinson has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.
Leveraging more than three decades of excellence in security and risk management, Mr. Wilkinson has earned distinction as an adjunct professor of cybersecurity and risk management at Boston College's Woods College of Advancing Studies. Currently, he focuses on teaching cybersecurity, enterprise risk management and resiliency. He also serves on the Advisory Board for the college's Cybersecurity Policy and Governance program, which he helped launch, and as Senior Managing Partner and Founding Principal for the Bellwether Group. Additionally, he designed and currently teaches the Boston Leadership Institute's cybersecurity STEM program for high school students.
The Bellwether Group develops and implements strategies for leading corporations in Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), Cybersecurity, Corporate Security and Disaster Preparedness. It helps its clients prioritize their risks, address critical threats and prepares their businesses to prevent and respond effectively to disruptive events. Bellwether has worked with over 80 Fortune 500 companies and privately held equivalents in these contexts.
Prior to Boston College, Mr. Wilkinson was the Senior Director of Security and Risk Management for Gartner Inc. Before Gartner, he ran the Bellwether Group for several years and was a senior executive for the City Investing Company, where he headed three of their subsidiaries as chief executive officer. Previously, he was a case leader at The Boston Consulting Group (BCG) where he developed strategies for 24 companies in 14 industries. Before BCG, he had served as a Production Manager for Unilever and was selected for the prestigious Unilever Companies' Management Development Scheme (UCMDS) which trained and managed its members for senior executive positions.
Mr. Wilkinson earned a Master of Science degree in Business Administration from the London Business School. In addition, he completed the International Management Program at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business and prior to that a Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from the University of East Anglia in the United Kingdom.
Looking forward, Mr. Wilkinson aims to broaden the overall knowledge about cybersecurity and cyber risk management by sharing his expertise with other academic institutes. Having helped launch the cybersecurity program at Boston College, he wants to assist other colleges create and develop successful programs in this field. He is a passionate advocate for change and inclusion, particularly for women who are underrepresented in this practice.
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