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Lawrence Zorio

VP & CISO - Smith & Nephew

Larry is currently the Vice President of Information Security/CISO for Smith + Nephew, a Global Medical Technologies company. His scope includes Information Security, Cyber Security, Governance/Risk/Compliance and Product Security.  Before S+N, Larry helped mature Boston Scientific’s Enterprise Security practices and developed their Global Product Security Strategies, focusing on embedded, connected, medical devices and their eco-systems. He really enjoys those “Light-Bulb” moments, where he can take his passion for innovation and security to improve the way people understand, interact and leverage security to enable business outcomes.  When he is not leading a Security Strategy, Larry dedicates his efforts to creating and managing different employee development programs (internships, maturing capabilities, leadership programs). He has always had a passion for mentorship and giving back.

Larry has had the chance to work on many Innovative projects, both within security and outside,  such as; Immersive Security Awareness Training,  Connected Home Refrigerators, 3D Printing Design “App Store”, Safer Construction Sites, and more…

Larry holds an MS in Innovation from Northeastern University and a BS in Business Information Systems from the University of Massachusetts. Since graduation, Larry now sits on Northeastern’ s D’Amore-McKim School of Business Board of Visitors with a purpose to share the School’s strategic goals (Visibility in the business community, Support undergrad, graduate and Exec Programs and help shape the curriculum for the future.