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Skip Mann

Managing Director, Chief Security Office,
Lenovo

Skip Mann is the driving force behind security advocacy efforts for Lenovo's global security enterprise. As the leader of this team, he is responsible for promoting and evolving Lenovo's commitment to security, with a particular focus on data privacy, infrastructure, product and service, supply chain, and physical security. His efforts ensure that Lenovo remains a trusted leader and enabler of intelligent transformation. 
With more than 32 years of experience in the security profession, Skip has led risk management, cyber and physical security, business continuity, and critical infrastructure protection efforts at regional, national, and global levels. He has served in executive positions for 16 years, showcasing his transformational and collaborative leadership style, which has strengthened public and private organizations. 
Skip is an organizational resilience thought leader, with a proven track record of building, mentoring, and energizing world-class teams. He is renowned for his ability to drive risk-focused convergence of security and continuity programs, making him a sought-after advisor and speaker on the topic. 
Prior to joining Lenovo, Skip held executive positions at the US Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration, Catalysis Learning Alliance, and several US Department of Defense agencies, including United States European Command, the Central United States Registry, US Army Headquarters, and United States Africa Command.