Diverse & Pioneering – Alta Associates Names Pam Stenson Chief Resiliency Officer

FLEMINGTON, N.J., March 19, 2018Alta Associates announced today the hiring of Pam Stenson in the newly formed role of Chief Resiliency Officer. Alta, known as the most prominent executive search firm specializing in Cybersecurity and IT Risk, will utilize Pam’s wealth of executive-level experience with CIOs to broaden their trusted network and recruiting capabilities in the technology arena.

Alta has been placing CISOs and the teams that support them for decades. In her new position, Pam will be responsible for playing the role of ‘connector’ between the CIO and CISO communities to further strengthen and align their security and technology capabilities. She will be based out of the Alta Headquarters outside of New York City as well as her office in Boston, MA.

Pam brings over 25 years of executive technology experience with 8 of those years as the SVP/President of IDG’s CIO Executive Council where she led the organization through massive growth as the largest and longest-standing CIO membership organization. Here, she nurtured and created relationships with the worlds most inspiring CIOs while creating a platform of progress and diversity for the CIO role.

“I am thrilled to be a part of Alta Associates and supporting the Executive Women’s Forum (EWF),” says Pam. “This opportunity enables me to continue to advocate for CIOs and maintain the strong relationships we’ve enjoyed over several years working collectively to evolve the profession. I look forward to applying my knowledge, expertise and deep relationships in the Cybersecurity community to make positive contributions as organizations seek to build their resilient, diverse, forward thinking teams.”

With their commitment to building resilient and diverse teams, Alta’s CEO Joyce Brocaglia founded the Executive Women’s Forum (EWF), the largest member organization dedicated to engaging, developing, and advancing women leaders in the Information Security, IT Risk Management and Privacy industries. Having spent the past 10 years developing the Women in Leadership program within the CIO Executive Council, Pam will continue to positively influence diversity and the advancement of women in the workplace through the EWF.

“The CIO and CISO are two of the most pivotal roles in every corporation. They and their teams ensure their company’s security, enable competitiveness and lead transformation,” says Joyce Brocaglia, CEO of Alta Associates. “With the addition of Pam’s deep trusted network of CIOs and her passion for ensuring their success, we are poised to best serve these leaders while positively impacting the board level imperative of creating resilient and secure enterprises.”

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About Alta Associates

Founded in 1986, Alta Associates is widely acknowledged as the leading boutique executive search firm specializing in Information Security, Cybersecurity and IT Risk Management. Alta is recognized for their deep understanding of the information security industry and the drives that shape it. Having successfully partnered with global enterprises for 30 years, Alta has filled many of the most high profile Chief Information Security Officer roles and built world-class Information Security, Cybersecurity and IT Risk organizations. Alta is well known for their ability to attract and deliver top-tier executives and the teams that support them and is named as one of the top 50 executive search firms in the United States.

Joyce Brocaglia
Alta Associates

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