Israel Martinez, CEO, Axon Global, Chairman of the Global Manufacturing ISAO.
According to Axon, “Israel Martinez has over 25 years of experience as a C-level technologist or Director specializing in Cyber Security, Strategy and Innovation. He has trained over 150 of Fortune 500 Directors in Cyber Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) & Governance and is recognized as a leader in his field by the U.S. Secret Service and DHS. His Director experience includes technology, healthcare, international, manufacturing and academic boards. He’s currently a Board Leadership Fellow and Faculty at the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD); Chairman for the Global Manufacturing Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (ISAO), sharing threat intelligence regarding 29K companies; the National Partner for the Global Cyber Practice, Technology, Strategy, & Innovation for the Newport Board Group; and Chairman & CEO for Axon Global, a cyber counter intelligence company contracted with the Department of Homeland Security.
Martinez is recognized by the Wall Street Journal ® as, “[One of] the most influential, forward-thinking and successful IT Leaders;” HITEC, as a Top 100 technology influencer & innovator; and is the recipient of the U.S. Senatorial Medal of Freedom awarded by the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC), “the highest award Republican Members of the U.S. Senate can bestow.” He’s also been a bipartisan, bicameral advisor regarding cyber counter terrorism and defense to congress, the President-Elect Transition Team, and the President’s 100-day team.
His public discourses include: Forbes top listed and Global 1000 boards; joint briefings with the White House OSTP; the Federal Reserve; the DHS intelligence community; Forbes CEO conferences; private equity; mid-market companies; the American University Kogod Cyber Governance Center; The Big Shift in IT Leadership; Washington & Lee CLAC conference; the Hispanic National Bar Association; the Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility; American University; the Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute (CHLI); and his alma mater, The University of Texas in San Antonio, where he received a BBA in Accounting and Information Systems. He’s an avid learner, continuing education in DHS Cyber Counter Terrorism & Defense, Harvard Corporate Strategy and recently completed FINTECH Certification regarding Blockchain technology at MIT.
His recent CEO & board advisory work include: Fortune 500; American University Kogod Cyber Governance Center; the Association for Corporate Growth; the National Healthcare ISAC; the Global Institute for Cyber Security Research at NASA; Globes International (Tel-Aviv); and the Axon Global Alliance, a cyber counter intelligence organization.
His corporate client experiences include; AEGON USA, AIG, Citigroup Global, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin, and Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC) Financial Services, negotiating over 2 million air miles and contracts in 20 countries. He’s experienced with clients in crisis management such as in the 9-11 World Trade Center attack, the Olympic Games, the 2008 financial crisis and over 200 advanced cyber-attacks and breaches.”
To hear more from Israel Martinez, watch the episode he participated in on the McCuistion Program by following this link.