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C-Level Management, Cybersecurity

Tim Dawson

Tim Dawson is the Chief Information Security Officer at UBS. Previously, he served as the EVP at Wells Fargo and was the CTO of Cybersecurity at HSBC. In the latter role, he provided long-term planning and technical leadership for various Cybersecurity disciplines to the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and key stakeholders across different lines of business. Tim’s team was primarily responsible for driving Cybersecurity innovation and transformative initiatives, with a focus on investments in early-stage security companies.

Before joining HSBC in 2016, Mr. Dawson led Cyber Technology at JP Morgan Chase, where he played a pivotal role in transforming the organization into a forward-thinking and technically proficient entity in the realm of Cybersecurity. He also oversaw various incubation projects, early-stage investments, and presented awards to companies such as Splunk (IPO 2012), FireEye (IPO 2013), Tanium, and Menlo Security.

With over 20 years of experience in IT and Cybersecurity, Mr. Dawson has held multiple leadership positions in various organizations, including heading Security Operations and Security Engineering.

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