Brian BoboCISO, Sun Country Airlines
Brian Bobo is the Chief Information Security Office for Sun Country Airlines in Eagan, Minnesota. He is responsible for all aspects of the security and disaster recovery strategy, implementation, and effectiveness. Sun Country Airlines focuses on vacation destinations taking vacationers to the tropical beaches of Mexico, Costa Rica, and the Caribbean, as well as flying charters to support our troops across the world.
Previously, he was the Director of Global Security at Ecolab, a leading provider in water, hygiene, and energy technologies to foodservice, food processing, hospitality, healthcare, industrial, and oil and gas companies in over 170 countries. In this role, Bobo was responsible for the planning and execution of effective processes and technologies for incident response and security operations. He also leads the security awareness and continuous improvement of security.
Prior to Ecolab, Bobo was the CISO for Schneider, a leading provider of transportation, intermodal and logistics services. In this role, Bobo was responsible for the planning and execution of effective processes throughout the enterprise for information security, personal and physical security, as well as disaster recovery, business continuity and emergency preparedness. Prior to that, Bobo was a Technologies Services Manager for Target Corporation, where he managed corporate-wide information protection and IT security teams. Bobo worked for Target for 12 years, holding various positions with increasing responsibility, including warehouse management, IT security and disaster recovery. Bobo has 30 years of military experience serving in the U.S. Army and Army National Guard. He most recently led the Cyber team for the Minnesota Army National Guard prior to being promoted to the head of IT for the Minnesota Army National Guard.
Bobo received his Bachelor of Science degree in History and Systems Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point. He holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida and a Master's Degree in Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College. In addition, Bobo has earned the Certified Information Systems Security Professional and Certified Business Continuity Professional certifications.
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