Paolo Vallotti

CISO - Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Paolo is the Chief Information Security Officer for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA). He is responsible for establishing the Information Security strategy to ensure information systems are adequately protected. He ensures that the global information security program is in alignment with business objectives, and he defines the security priorities and ensures technology roadmaps address existing and future threats. He has CTO responsibilities for North America, and he also is in charge of Global Information Technology Design for FCA.

Prior to his relocation to the United States, Paolo worked as Chief Technology Officer for Fiat Powertrain Technologies where he gained significant experience with security and technology, also thanks to the participation into multiple Joint Ventures with companies around the world. Before starting to work in the Architecture and Infrastructure area, Paolo worked in the security area for Fiat-GM Powertrain Joint Venture, earning the CISSP and the CISA certifications. Paolo also spent many years working as consultant and trainer in different Information Technology domains.

Additionally, he recently worked on global standardization and convergence initiatives, on large outsourcing contracts for several infrastructure services for all four Regions where FCA operates, as well as on organizational transformation.