Josh Knopp, vice present and information security officer of Enterprise Holdings, is responsible for developing and implementing Enterprise Holdings’ global information security strategy in a manner that enables business and reduces friction.
Enterprise Holdings operates – through an international network of regional subsidiaries and independent franchises – the Enterprise Rent-A-Car, Alamo Rent A Car and National Car Rental brands, as well as more than 9,000 fully-staffed neighborhood and airport locations in more than 75 countries. Enterprise Holdings is the largest car rental company in the world, as measured by revenue, fleet and employees. In addition, Enterprise Holdings is the most comprehensive service provider and only investment-grade company in the U.S. car rental industry.
The company and its affiliate, Enterprise Fleet Management, offer a total transportation solution, accounting for more than 1.7 million vehicles throughout the world. Combined, these businesses – accounting for $19.4 billion in revenue and more than 93,000 employees in fiscal year 2015 – include the Car Sales, Truck Rental, CarShare, Rideshare vanpooling, Zimride, Exotic Car Collection, Motorcycle Rental and Flex-E-Rent services. The annual revenues of Enterprise Holdings, one of America’s largest private companies, rank near the top of the global travel industry, exceeding many airlines and most cruise lines, hotels, tour operators and online travel agencies.
Josh has more than 20 years of experience in information technology and more than 16 years of experience directly in the field of information security. Prior to joining Enterprise Holdings in April, 2016, Josh led MasterCard’s Site Data Protection program and was responsible for improving the logical security framework for the global payment industry. Josh developed and implemented MasterCard’s strategy to influence market stakeholders towards increasingly secure information security postures and use of secure, emerging payment technologies. Josh also represented MasterCard on the Executive Committee of the PCI Security Standards Council.