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  • St. Louis, Missouri—August, 2018—John Scimone, Chief Security Officer with Dell, has been elected to Security Advisor Alliance’s board of directors. 

    John shares a deep passion for the next generation.  He embraces the changing workforce and is truly committed to the development of our future leaders and security practitioners. 

    John Scimone serves as Sr. Vice President, Chief Security Officer for Dell, where he leads the company’s global corporate security program. John’s responsibilities span the full spectrum of strategy, planning, and operations, aiding Dell’s businesses in the management of security risk across the physical and cyber domains. He is also charged with the advocacy of business resilience, including crisis management, business continuity and disaster recovery. 

    Before joining Dell, John served as the Global Chief Information Security Officer for the Sony Group family of companies, where he was responsible for building Sony’s first global information security and privacy organization and leading strategy, policy, and operations. Prior to joining Sony, he also held a number of leadership positions at the U.S. Department of Defense, including as Director of Security Operations for the Secretary of Defense’s communications office, where he led the facility, personnel, and cyber security programs.  

    John formerly served as a member of a predecessor organization of U.S. Cyber Command, where he led the development of enterprise information security programs that protected information belonging to the DoD’s more than two million employees. 

    “John brings incredible experience as a business leader, and an innate ability to make the challenging feel simple.” said Clayton Pummill, The Alliance’s Executive Director. “I know John is committed to making a lasting impact and leaving a legacy of stewardship and giving back to the industry that’s given him so much” 


    John Scimone 

    Sr. Vice President, Chief Security Officer, Dell