Lee Parrish is the Executive Director, IT Security & Compliance for Bridgestone, responsible for IT security, compliance, and business continuity. Prior to Bridgestone, Mr. Parrish served as the Vice President & Chief Security Officer for Parsons Corporation, and effectively led large information security organizations for an Aerospace & Defense corporation as well as a data management firm. Lee is certified in information security and currently holds the CISSP, CISM, GISP and ITIL certifications. He has published multiple articles in international cyber security journals and is a frequent speaker at numerous industry events across the globe. He was the recipient of the 2011 North American Information Security Executive of the Year People’s Choice Award.

Mr. Parrish’s academic credentials include a Master’s of Business Administration from the University of Arkansas, as well as a Master’s of Science in Information Assurance from Norwich University. In his spare time, he serves as an Adjunct Professor in Computer Science and guest lecturer for several large universities. Lee is a combat Marine veteran and resides in Nashville, TN.