Ann Barron-DiCamillo is Managing Director, Global Head of Cybersecurity Operations at Citigroup. She is responsible for all cyber operations, including assessment, monitoring and detection, intelligence and incident response and recovery. She oversees Vulnerability Assessments and Cloud Security Operations programs, the Cyber Security Fusion Centers, and the Security Operations Centers. As an experienced information security executive with over 20 years of extensive experience in operations and in the delivery of information security services, Ann has gained an excellent grasp of the cyber threat environment and a respected track record of assisting organizations in making balanced and informed risk decisions.
Previous to her current role, Ann was Vice President in the technology organization at American Express. In that role, she oversaw cyber intelligence and incident response and was responsible for managing global cybersecurity operations and directing cyber threat intelligence, information security monitoring and security incident response. Previous to her time in the Financial Sector, Ann was the Director of the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). As Director of the US-CERT, she headed DHS’s efforts to improve the nation’s cybersecurity posture, coordinate cyber information sharing and proactively manage cyber risks. Her responsibilities included driving the US-CERT mission, overseeing the 24/7 operations center, analyzing and reducing cyber threats and vulnerabilities, disseminating cyber-threat warning information and supporting incident-response activities with government and critical industry partners. Prior to DHS, Ann held leadership positions with the Departments of Defense and Commerce and was a legislative aide to a former U.S. Congressman. Outside of government, Ann has experience working with system integration firms in software development and applications development.
Additionally, Ann was an Adjunct Professor at the Kogod School of Business at American University, where she taught Cybersecurity, Risk Management & Governance at the graduate and undergraduate levels. She is a graduate of Baylor University and earned her Master of Science in Information Systems from American University. In 2016 she completed the Harvard University Kennedy School’s Senior Executive Fellows (SEF) program and has been a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) since 2003.