Roy Wilkinson, PhD, CISSP, CPCS, CHS-V, HISP, has 30+ years of information technology experience, focusing in infrastructure and security. He is also a former corporate security manager, with 25 years of experience in physical security. This combination of expertise provides him an extraordinary perspective on security, and he is a recognized SME on the convergence of the two.
Dr. Wilkinson is a recognized industry leader in the security field, and has been a featured speaker for regional, national and international security organizations and events, such as: ISSA Intl, ASIS Intl, ACFEI Homeland Security, SecureWorld Expo, CyberCrime Summit and others. Roy was a charter member on the ISSA International Chapter Presidents Advisory Council, serving as Eastern US Representative, and currently serves as a chapter advisor and President Emeritus of the Atlanta ISSA chapter.
He holds an extensive list of security certifications and honors, including induction into the Information System Security Association (ISSA) International Hall of Fame and the Georgia Association of Professional Private Investigators Hall of Fame. He has been honored with Fellow status by the American College of Forensic Examiners, Diplomate status by the American Board for Certification in Homeland Security, and was awarded ISSA International’s Distinguished Fellow designation.
Roy is a former CISO & Director of Corporate Security. Dr. Wilkinson also served as Chief Security Officer with an international consulting practice, his accomplishments notably including serving as security advisor for the Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. Roy is currently the Principal of the virtual CIO/CISO practice for an executive advisory firm.