Senior Vice President Executive, Global Cyber Public Policy, Bank of America; Global Fellow, Geneva Center for Security Policy
Siobhan MacDermott leads the Global Information Security Cybersecurity Public Policy team at Bank of America. She is responsible for GIS Public Policy 2.0 and the bank's participation in programs dedicated to improving cyber resiliency of the financial system's core institutions including engagement, real-time threat sharing, risk analysis and contingency planning. Siobhan joined Bank of America in July 2016 after serving as the risk and cybersecurity principal at EY (formerly Ernst & Young) for almost two years. Prior to EY, she was the chief information security officer for Utilidata Inc. and chief policy officer for AVG. Siobhan helped direct strategy, government relations, global policy and issue management for a number of financial services and technical companies across the globe. Siobhan graduated from Temple University with a bachelor of arts in German language and literature. She holds a MBA from Thunderbird School of Global Management and a Master of Arts from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.