Nils Puhlmann

Co-Founder, Cloud Security Alliance

Nils Puhlmann is Co-Founder and a member of the Board of Directors of the Cloud Security Alliance. Mr. Puhlmann is the former Chief Security Officer of Zynga, and was formerly Chief Security Officer at Qualys, Chief Information Security Officer of Electronic Arts and Robert Half International, and Director, Global IT & Security at Mindjet Corp. He serves on the International Board of Directors of ISSA, the Board of Directors of OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language), and is an Advisory Board member for several security companies. Puhlmann was a 2012 finalist for the “CSO of the Year” award by SC Magazine. In 2009 he was invited by the Dept. of Defense and the Executive Office of the President to speak at the National Cyber Leap Year Summit in Washington, DC. and is a frequent speaker and keynote presenter at global security and technology conferences.