Steve Magowan is Vice President of Cyber Security with BlackBerry. A Veteran of the Canadian Airforce, since retiring Steve has spent the past 23 years engaged in a wide assortment of Risk Focused, Data Protection, Security Architecture & Enterprise Risk Management initiatives with experience leading Innovation and Forward Thinking Progress across multiple industries including aviation, large energy, mining, automotive, telecom and banking.
Prior to joining BlackBerry, Steve was Director of Data Protection with the Royal Bank of Canada’s Data and Analytics (Big Data) department. In this role he was exposed to the immense power of Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence (Machine Learning) as the next generation tools being leveraged to reduce and control risk in the face of a rapidly evolving global risk landscape.
Steve is also a member of the Board of Directors for the Canadian Cyber Threat Exchange (CCTX). An organization dedicated to the collection of leading edge Risk and Cyber knowledge and Intelligence to be shared with smaller Canadian Businesses that might not otherwise have access to such resources.