Larry Quinlan


CISO Council Speaker

Larry Quinlan

CISO Council - Cybersixgill 3/4/2021

Larry Quinlan is a principal at Deloitte and serves as Global Chief Information Officer (CIO). He sits on the Global Operating Committee and chairs the Global CIO Council.

Quinlan has responsibility for all facets of technology including strategy, applications, infrastructure, support, and execution. He spends significant time working with major clients discussing technology strategy, trends, and leadership. Additionally, he serves as dean of the Next Generation CIO Academy, Deloitte’s CIO leadership development program for client executives.

Quinlan is also the global lead client service partner for a large hospitality client, as well as the advisory partner for a large cloud-based software organization.

He has been with Deloitte since 1988 and has served in a variety of leadership roles, including US Firms CIO from 2003 to 2020. He also previously served as National Managing Principal for Process Excellence, leading the enterprise-wide effort to increase margins and effectiveness using the Lean Six Sigma methodology.
Quinlan holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Baruch College, City University of New York and a Bachelor of Science degree from The University of the West Indies.

He has been quoted in major publications including, Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, and InformationWeek and has spoken at major industry events, including the World Economic Forum in Davos. Additionally, he has been honored by institutions and publications including STEMconnector's 100 Diverse Corporate Leaders in STEM, the Nashville Business Journal (2014 CIO Award), American Foundation for the University of The West Indies (Vice Chancellor's Award), CARAH (Outstanding Contribution to Corporate America), and (2012 CIO 100 Award). In 2018, Larry was inducted by into their CIO Hall of Fame.

He received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from The University of the West Indies in 2018.

Quinlan currently serves or has recently served on the advisory boards of the American Foundation for The University of the West Indies (AFUWI), NPower, the Executive Leadership Council, the National Initiative for Cyber Education, and Miami Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP). He is chair of the Information Technology Committee of the United Way of Miami-Dade.