Lee Painter

Zurich Insurance Group

CIO Council Speaker

Lee Painter


CIO Council - US Central: Being Effective...Securely

Lee has 20 years of experience in Cyber and Information Security. In his current role, he serves as the Global Head of Information Security Governance at Zurich Insurance group, a leading multi-line insurer that serves its customers in global and local markets. With about 55,000 employees, it provides a wide range of property and casualty, life insurance products and services in more than 215 countries and territories. Prior to Zurich Lee worked in various IT, Security, Governance, and Leadership roles including penetration testing, security consultant, network/domain administrator, and Director of Threat Analysis and Network Forensics for the US Navy’s enterprise environment. Lee has a significant amount of experience in Governance Risk and Compliance and works to maintain a current level of understanding on emerging threats as well as strategies to prepare, defend, and respond from an organizational standpoint.