Founder, Chief Executive, Bernard Global
Former EVP Global Protection Services, Sony Pictures Entertainment (2002-2018)
Mr. Bernard’s career spans five decades of security leadership roles in the U.S. government and the private sector. He is Founder and Chief Executive of Bernard Global, LLC, a worldwide security consulting firm specializing in global protection services, with an emphasis on cybersecurity and risk analysis/mitigation. He previously served as Executive VP of Global Protection Services for Sony Pictures Entertainment, with responsibility for the CSO/CISO functions, investigations and forensics, physical security, EH&S and business continuity planning.
During his 16 years with Sony he led an integrated team responsible for the protection of people, assets, content and information globally. Mr. Bernard is a Certified Fraud Examiner, FBI National Academy graduate, a Vietnam veteran and advisor to the FBI and the U.S. Department of State.
Key Recent Presentations:
CIA on Leadership
FBI HQ and numerous field offices
US Cyber Command
U.S. Department of State (OSAC)
Tel Aviv University, University of Sothern California, University of Hawaii
EPAM in Gydnia, Poland