Tim Byrd joined TIAA in 2019 as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). In this role, Tim is responsible for the information security strategy and governance, technologies, security engineering, and cyber defense and monitoring.
Recognized as an industry leader, Tim currently is a member of the NYU Cyber Fellows Advisory Council at NYU Tandon, which is dedicated to advancing the education, learning outcomes, and workforce readiness of students enrolled in the NYU Cyber Fellows Master program. Tim is passionate about developing the next generation of cybersecurity experts.
Previously, Tim served for two years as the Banking Policy Institute’s BITS (Business Information Technology Security) Security Steering Committee Chair, where he focused on various sector-wide initiatives such as cloud security and identity and access management.
“Our role in Information Security is to protect our customers and enable our business. By creating a strong cybersecurity posture, we can drive towards digital transformation and provide a better customer experience.” – Tim Byrd