Owen O’Connor is a cybersecurity leader with 25 years’ of experience spanning technology, financial services, biotech, and consulting. He currently serves as a managing director in the global cybersecurity team at State Street, a leading global financial services firm. Prior roles included Salesforce, where he built and led teams in incident response, forensics, and cloud security, and founding a cybersecurity startup dealing with online content as forensic evidence.
Owen’s focus is building and leading exceptional security teams, giving him a broad interest in security talent. He is a PhD candidate at University College Dublin (Smurfit Business School), where he is researching sustainable careers in cybersecurity. He is active in the security community and serves as a director for .IE, Ireland’s top-level Internet domain. And also Owen is an Adjunct Lecturer at SET University, the next-generation Ukrainian technology university