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Michael Armer

Michael Armer

CISO - Lam Research Corporation


Michael Armer leads the Global Information Security organization for Lam Research Corporation. Lam develops innovative solutions that help customers build smaller, faster, more powerful, and more power-efficient electronic devices. Lam revenues are $10B, employing over 10K employees across North America, Europe and Asia.

As the information security executive for Lam, Michael is responsible for the protection of Lam’s information assets, disaster recovery program, corporate cyber risk posture and cost of protection. Michael oversees the development and execution of Lam’s cyber governance, security architecture, monitoring and incident response programs.

In this role, Michael has led the company through ISO 27001 certification, invented a patent pending customer collaboration SaaS platform, delivered international IP flow control capability, and institutionalized key risk management process in the areas of supplier and cloud vendor qualification.

Personally, Michael and his wife have three daughters. In addition to being a dad, Michael’s personal interests include house boating, wake surfing and he is currently pursuing a private pilot’s license.

Michael has an B.S. in Information Technology and MBA from University of Southern California. He is a CISSP, MCSE and Certified ISO 27001 Auditor.