Tony Spinelli

Chief Information Officer

Tony Spinelli has spent his entire 25+ year career devoted to advancing, developing, and growing cybersecurity and risk management capabilities through roles as a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for some of the world’s most prominent companies and in advisory roles to US national security interests.

Most recently, Mr. Spinelli was Senior Vice President, CISO of Information Security and Risk Management for Capital One Financial Corporation, where he led advancements in cloud security, cybersecurity analytics and operations, and the engineering cybersecurity solutions to support the company’s Digital agenda. Prior to joining Capital One, he also served as CISO of Tyco International, Equifax, and First Data Corporation.

In 2008, Tony was appointed to the National Security Agency Advisory Board where he currently holds an active Top Secret security clearance. He also holds two patents in Data Loss Prevention and Network Security.
Mr. Spinelli is a graduate of St. Louis University and he also received his MBA from Washington University in St. Louis, including residencies at Fudan University in Shanghai, China and Tanaka Business School in London, England.


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