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Jay Leek

Jay Leek is a Managing Partner at ClearSky. He also serves as the Managing Partner & Co-founder at SYN Ventures in West Palm Beach, Florida, United States, a position he has held since March 2021.
Leek was the former CISO for Blackstone, where he oversaw the Blackstone Portfolio Company Information Risk & Security Community. Prior to joining Blackstone, Leek established, built, and headed up global information risk and security programs for Equifax and Nokia. Over the past 20 years, he has also worked as a product manager for information security vendors as well as a consultant to numerous telecom companies, government agencies, and financial institutions, assisting them with business development, strategic planning, and architectural design required to meet their information risk and security objectives. He also acts as an industry advisor for information security organizations and government agencies.
Leek currently serves as a Board Director for Optiv Security, RedOwl Analytics, and the NY Metro ISSA Chapter, Board Observer for Cylance and Phantom Cyber, and on the Advisory Board for iSIGHT Partners and Risk IO.

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