Adam Ely is an experienced executive having founded a successful security product company and held various operations and security leadership roles including his current role as Vice President and Deputy Chief Information Security Officer with Walmart. Prior to this role, he co-founded Bluebox Security, acquired in 2016, was the CISO of Salesforce's Heroku business unit, and led security and compliance at TiVo and within The Walt Disney Company.

In addition to his current role, Adam advises startups and Fortune 500 companies, has been a contributing author to numerous publications, and invited to present at conferences and executive forums on risk management, evolving trends, and strategy.

Adam holds CISSP, CISA, and NSA IAM certifications and received an MBA from Florida State University.