CISO David Hahn has spent decades building successful cybersecurity programs at leading companies. He is the consummate connector of people and collaborator to enable business growth. His career spans industries, including financial services, where he served as Chief Security Officer of Silicon Valley Bank and as Senior Vice President and Group Information Security Officer at Wells Fargo. Hahn has also held security leadership positions for SaaS companies, including CDK Global and Intuit, and was Vice President and CISO of Hearst, one of the world’s largest and most diversified media companies.
In addition to his role as CISO-in-Residence at Ballistic, Hahn is an advisor to many cybersecurity and technology startups, helping them gain market traction and differentiate their solutions. He is also a CISO advisor to Fortinet, one of the largest cybersecurity companies. Hahn holds an MBA from Golden Gate University and spent his undergrad time at San Jose State University.