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Michael Wilson

Former SVP, CISO, McKesson IT - McKesson Corporation


Michael has 25 years’ experience in the Information Technology and Risk management; for the last eight years with McKesson Corporation where he is responsible for the security, business continuity and IT risk management functions for the Corporation. McKesson is a Fortune 5 ranked, $181B, 85,000 employee company; providing global Health Distribution and Technology Services for its’ customers. Since joining McKesson Mike has worked to build a team to respond to an ever increasing complex global regulatory environment and thwarting criminal attempts to compromise McKesson’s systems.

Mike has experience across several geographies and industries including financial services, insurance, healthcare, utilities and consumer products. He is regarded as a national thought leader and was voted by his peers as a 2011 CISO of the year for his industry contributions towards cyber security awareness. He is a member of several advisory boards and industry organizations. Prior to McKesson, he worked for many years for a global professional services organization and held various IT positions in the AsiaPac region working in the Financial Services industry for a Bank and General Insurance company. Michael holds a bachelors’ degree in Business Commerce and Administration from Victoria University, New Zealand, Masters in Business Administration from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management, and Graduate Certificate, Health Management (MIT).