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|Job title of nominated professional||Chief Security and Information Officer|
|Company (where nominated professional or team is working)||Citrix|
|Company size (employees)||5,000 to 9,999|
|Headquarters Region||North America|
In 3 bullets, summarize why this professional or team deserves recognition:
• Black has taken a new approach to simplifying IT and security to provide a better experience for users. He believes security cannot inhibit a good experience. By combining the security and IT organizations at Citrix, his organization is able to:
Stan Black, CISSP, is the SVP and Chief Security and Information Officer of Citrix where he is responsible for the secure delivery of applications and data to some of the world’s largest organizations in healthcare, financial services, the public sector, and more. A key component of that is creating a security strategy to deliver experience, security and choice to customers and employees. The flexibility that comes with that experience and choice enables workers to be secure and productive from anywhere, anytime.
Holding the role of CSO and CIO is unique, but monitoring physical security is yet another differentiator of Black’s global technology and security (GTS) organization. His empowering leadership style hinges on the trust and freedom he gives his team to execute projects and bring creative, new ideas and solutions to reduce the complexity of operations and bring more visibility across IT, product, engineering and security to stop the next attack. His team removes legacy technology to improve security, reduce costs, and improve visibility. It’s how they’re able to stop more than 56 billion unique security events per quarter. The unique insights his team gathers enables them to help improve products and services by delivering the best possible experience for users.
Black is a seasoned security veteran with more than twenty five years of experience in cyber security, reducing business risk, threat intelligence, corporate data protection, infrastructure simplification and crisis management. His experience has provided him the opportunity to deliver durable security and risk solutions to global 1000’s, countries and public agencies around the world.