Richard Bird
Chief Customer Information Officer | Ping Identity
Richard Bird is the Chief Customer Information Officer for Ping Identity. An internationally recognized data privacy and identity-centric security expert and global speaker, he is a Forbes Tech council member and has been interviewed by the The Wall Street Journal, CNBC, Bloomberg, The Financial Times, Business Insider and CNN on topics ranging from privacy regulations and election security to cybersecurity-enabled consumer protection.

Richard received the 2019 SC Media Reboot Leadership Award, recognizing outstanding global CIOs. His focus is strongly oriented to using his experiences to help corporations, organizations, governments and solution providers to truly change the framework of cybersecurity by shifting our focus to protecting people ahead of protecting “things.”