Stephen Gilmer
Director, Cybersecurity, Technology Risk and Privacy

Based in the Midwest, Stephen P. Gilmer is a global IT transformation leader and experienced CISO for multinational, complex, and diversified organizations. With more than 30 years of experience in IT strategic planning, including managing IT talent and culture, he has led large global programs, advised clients and boards on how to improve their security postures, and partnered with clients to form their business cybersecurity strategies.

Steve also has strong technology management experience including cybersecurity, cloud, and operations. He is a Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Registered Practitioner (RPO) and a Certified CISO. Steve has served as a CISO at both large, regulated companies undergoing divestitures and mergers and early-stage growth companies. He sits on several data and security advisory boards and has supported the efforts of nation-states to protect their critical infrastructure.


BA, Computer Science, Kalamazoo College, Kalamazoo, MI  

Executive Leadership, Cornell University 


Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) Registered Practitioner (RPO)

Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO)


CMMC Partner Advisory Council Member 8/2021 - Present

Association for Data and Cyber Governance 10/2019 – Present

USAID Cybersecurity for Critical Infrastructure in Ukraine (UCCI) - CTO Peer Mentoring Program 9/2021 – 2/2022

Stephen Gilmer

Office | 703-744-8539

Tysons, VA

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