Matthew Chiodi joins Cerby as Chief Trust Officer

Today we're announcing that Matthew (Matt) Chiodi, CISSP and CCSK, has joined the company as Chief Trust Officer. 

Who is Matt Chiodi? 

Matt brings over two decades of security leadership to the company. He was most recently Chief Security Officer of Public Cloud at Palo Alto Networks, where he led the Unit 42 Cloud Threat team, an elite group of security researchers focused on public cloud concerns. In his new role at Cerby, he will be responsible for platform security and privacy, research and building trust into every aspect of the Cerby platform, from technology through messaging.

Matt came to Palo Alto Networks from the company’s acquisition of cybersecurity startup RedLock, where he was the first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Before that, he ran the global cloud security team for IT services conglomerate Cognizant, where he established internal security and governance standards for over 260,000 employees, and founded and managed its Cloud Security Advisory Services practice. He earlier spent many years at Deloitte Consulting. While there, he served as both senior consultant and senior security architect, developing and executing security strategies in fast-growth technology environments. He’s also been a senior solutions architect at eBay Enterprise, where he led the design and development of key business products requiring high-level confidentiality, integrity and availability, and serving clients such as Sony Electronics, PetSmart and Bath & Body Works.

A note from our CEO

“Matt brings tremendous talent and a wealth of knowledge to the Cerby team,” said Cerby CEO and co-founder Belsasar Lepe. “He understands what customers need because he walked in their shoes for many years. In his role as Chief Trust Officer, he will work to differentiate our core offering and be dedicated to ensuring that we deliver unsurpassed value and trust with our distinguished customers. We’re excited about the contributions he’ll bring to his new role.”

What else you should know about Matt

In addition to his remarkable track record in the workplace, Matt has also served as Board VP and Governor of Philadelphia’s InfraGard, and been on the boards of several non-profits. He has the rare distinction of being one of the first 100 people in the world to achieve the Cloud Security Alliance’s Certificate of Cloud Security Knowledge (CCSK), and regularly blogs, podcasts, and speaks at leading industry events. Chiodi holds a BS in Business Information Systems from Messiah University and is currently on the faculty at IANS Research.

Join us in welcoming Matt to the team! 

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