Chief Information Security Officer & Executive Vice President, TransUnion
Bill Shields is an information security executive with over 22 years’ experience, including ten years in senior leadership roles. His leadership philosophy is people-driven – he believes in empowering people to drive success through a balance of security and the overall user experience.
His passion for security springs from his engineering background, solving complex problems through creative thinking, and using data and analytics to drive thoughtful decisions. His background spans skills in strategy, financial decision making, resourcing and engineering, giving him a unique perspective and ability to build programs from the ground up or take existing programs to the next level.
His past efforts have focused specifically on the engineering and defense discipline, including critical security functions such as incident response, forensics, investigations and security tool engineering and operations; using intelligence to defend a technology ecosystem.
In his current role, Bill leads a global organization that supports end-to-end security efforts across the business, leading a team of talented group of seasoned analysts, engineers and leaders to protect TransUnion systems, data and associates.