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Lee Parrish

Lee Parrish is the Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer for Newell Brands, responsible for the strategic vision, execution, and ongoing operations of the cybersecurity program. In a career that has spanned twenty-four years, Lee has effectively served as CISO and CSO for four Fortune 500 global corporations. Additionally, he was the interim Chief Information Officer for a fintech corporation. Lee is an active participant in the industry as a frequent speaker, Adjunct Professor, podcast guest, and a member of three corporate Advisory Boards. He has been published in security industry publications, authored a children’s book on cyber security, and an upcoming book on cybersecurity oversight for boards of directors. Lee won the North America Information Security Executive of the Year award, as well as the Top 100 CISO’s award. He holds two graduate degrees: an MBA, as well as a Master of Science in Information Security; additionally he is credited with the Certified Information Systems Security Professional and the Boardroom Qualified Technology Expert designations. Lee is a combat veteran of the United States Marine Corps.