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Dr Alison Vincent

Dr Alison Vincent
Dr Alison Vincent

Dr Alison Vincent is Group Chief Information Security Officer at HSBC responsible for the IT Cyber Security Strategy and Implementation. She is a member of the HSBC IT Executive Committee. Alison has more than 27 years’ experience in Technology Companies, holding senior level positions with global organisations such as Cisco, NDS, Micro Focus and IBM.

Prior to HSBC, Alison was the CTO at Cisco championing Cisco technology to Customers, Start-Ups, Government, Partners, Press and Analysts. Her roles span experience in Research and Development, Strategy Execution, Sales, Product Management and Business Development, with particular expertise in digital strategy, innovation and Mergers and Acquisitions. Alison was announced to be one of the Top 50 Influential Women in UK IT 2017. She has been frequently published in the press, is an active blogger and a keen social media technical influencer on twitter (@draliv) .

Alison has a PhD in Cryptography from London University and a 1st Class honours BSc in Maths and Computer Science. She is a Fellow of the British Computer Society


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