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Adam DeMonaco

Kivu Consulting, Inc.
Senior Director, CSO
San Francisco, CA, USA

Adam DeMonaco is a Senior Director at Kivu Consulting in San Francisco, California.  He is responsible for managing client engagements and the allocated resources that specialize in incident response, ransomware/extortion, forensic investigations and cyber risk management services.  Adam also serves as the Chief Security Officer and manages Kivu’s infrastructure.  Adam has over twenty years of cyber security operations, engineering and management experience working within many Fortune 50 companies and federal/state agencies such as the Department of Defense, Department of Justice, U.S Secret Service, Drug Enforcement Agency and Peace Corp.

Prior to joining Kivu, Adam was a senior leader at Hewlett Packard Enterprise responsible for building and managing next gen cyber security programs by aggregating cyber threat intelligence, advanced behavioral analysis and Big Data analytics to identify, analyze, remediate and mitigate risk.   Adam has also served as Vice President at Wells Fargo Bank responsible for security monitoring and data breach incident response as well as management roles at Pointsec Mobile Technology (now Checkpoint) and ADP TotalSource. 

Adam has a bachelor’s in International Business, minor in Anthropology and Spanish with a concentration in Environmental Studies from Assumption College (MA) along with certifications in Business Management from Boston University (MA) and Innovation and Entrepreneurship from Stanford University (CA) Graduate School of Business.  He is a member of the Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) and a Certified Information Security System Professional (CISSP).


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