As Chief Information Security Officer at Cisco, Anthony Grieco leads an organization that defends the company, its partners, and customers from information security threats 7x24. It innovates and adopts the most effective security technologies and policies, reflects them in Cisco’s people, solutions, and services, and shares with customers.
Anthony’s organization also includes the Trust Office, the team responsible for ensuring Cisco and its customers embed security, trust, and privacy into future strategies, solutions, and business models. The team instigates and incubates future challenges and opportunities in cybersecurity and privacy. Risk governance, next generation architectures, as well as supply chain security, are all efforts focused on ensuring security, trust, and privacy remains core to the future of digital business.
Under Anthony’s leadership, Cisco has built strong partnerships with customers, governments, and partners globally to enable business growth and transformation by accelerating the use of trusted technology, development and implementation of secure processes, policies, and culture. Over his 20+ years at Cisco, he has held a variety of leadership roles in development engineering, product management, marketing, and strategic planning. Anthony is a trusted security advisor to industry, customers, and startups worldwide.
Anthony has made multiple contributions to industry standards through his time spent with working groups at the World Economic Forum, National Institute of Standards and Technology, and the Communications, Security, Reliability, and Interoperability Council. As a trusted advisor he is regularly asked to share insights at industry events and is sought out by global governments and industry leaders for his perspective on cybersecurity trends and best practices.
Anthony earned a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering at the University of Alabama Birmingham and a Master of Science in Electrical Engineering from North Carolina State University.
He lives in Raleigh, North Carolina with his wife and daughter.