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Chris Torkelson

Managing Director, Risk Management Solutions

Managing Director | Cyber Risk Management | TPRM | Data Science

A seasoned strategic consultant, enterprise risk manager, and data analyst. 15+ years of digital transformation and analytics-based risk management expertise, combined with decades of leadership experience in managing global professional services, product portfolios, and other business units.

A collaborative leader who brings strong business acumen, problem-solving prowess, and change management skills to bear for clients. Leverages his profound understanding of the potential of emerging data science and analytics capabilities to bring cybersecurity concepts and solutions to life for senior stakeholders.

Helps organizations determine the optimal and cost-effective approach to identifying and addressing information security risks and tailors solutions that deliver results for clients of all sizes and complexities.

Extensive experience working with both large enterprises and small to medium-sized businesses to:

  • Understand financial and other risks involved with poor cybersecurity maturity,
  • Identify their most crucial information security risks
  • Pinpoint third- and fourth-party cyber risks,
  • Determine the optimal and cost-effective approach to addressing information security risks,
  • Enhance overall cyber hygiene practices to boost security and privacy maturity,
  • Safeguard data from state-sponsored cyber threats and other malicious cyber actors, and
  • Leverage data science and analytics to spark new ideas, generate innovative solutions, and deliver continuous improvement.

Active member of the ISACA Atlanta Chapter.

Specialties: Change Management, Client Relationship Management, Cross-Functional Collaboration, Cybersecurity, Cyber Risk Management, Cyber Insurance, Cx / Customer Experience, Data Privacy, Data Science & Analytics, Digital Transformation, Facilitation, Leadership, Organizational Change Management, P&L Management, Portfolio Management, Program Management, Project Management, Sales & Pre-Sales Experience, Software and Services Delivery Transformation , Software as a Service (SasS), Strategic Planning/Consulting, and Third-Party Risk Management

Education

Data Science and Analytics Program, Georgia Tech

MBA, Marquette University

BBA, Management Information Systems, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire
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