Mike is accountable for designing, implementing, operating and monitoring a comprehensive, global security and risk management program to include the vision, strategy and objectives to ensure that critical assets are adequately protected. He is responsible for managing security risks in a manner that meets compliance, quality, legal and regulatory requirements, and aligns with and supports the risk posture of the company. He develops and implements policies, standards and process to ensure a world class information and cybersecurity program. Prior to Takeda, Mike was CISO at Allergan plc, accountable globally for protecting the confidentiality, integrity and availability of Allergan’s vast information assets across an R&D, supply chain and commercial enterprise. Previously, Mike was VP, Information Security Assurance at GlaxoSmithKline (GSK).

Mike is passionately committed to industry sharing and healthcare protection; he serves on the Board of Directors of Health ISAC, and chairs the Product & Services Committee. He is also active in McKinsey’s Healthcare CISO Group, Corporate Executive Program (CEP), and Security 50. He is an executive advisor to Okta, Exabeam, and Palo Alto Networks, and was has been recognized as an influential industry leader by winning 2015 Information Security Executive of the Year (Northeast) and 2015 Information Security North America Executive of the Year (Healthcare) – Technology Executive Network (T.E.N.).