VP, General Manager, CISO Samsung Business Services
Sam Phillips is vice president and general manager of Samsung Business Security Services and chief information security officer for Samsung Business Services, responsible for supporting Samsung’s global customers and developing the company’s information security program. Sam has extensive experience in driving strategic business initiatives, educational development programs and chairing large-scale projects focused on improving and implementing security at the industry level.
Prior to joining Samsung, Sam served as chief security officer for Blackberry, where he developed one of the first integrated physical and logical corporate security programs. In this role, he was also responsible for providing global security advisory services to Blackberry’s enterprise customers. He has held senior leadership and consulting roles at Bank of America and The Boeing Company, focusing on IT risk.
Sam holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Montana State University and a master’s degree in information systems management from Seattle Pacific University. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional and a Certified Information Security Manager.