John McClurg serves as VP and Ambassador-At-Large of Cylance, where he is responsible for building Security and Trust programs & operational excellence efforts. McClurg engages the industry around the globe on the risk challenges today and how Cylance uniquely mitigates them. He champions a move from a historically reactive security posture to one focused on proactively predicting and mitigating future risks. He comes to Cylance from Dell where he served as its CSO. Before joining Dell, McClurg served as the Vice President of Global Security at Honeywell International; Lucent Technologies/Bell Laboratories; and in the U.S. Intelligence Community, as a twice-decorated member of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), assisting in the establishment of the FBI’s new Computer Investigations and Infrastructure Threat Assessment Center. McClurg also served on assignment as a Deputy Branch Chief with the CIA, helping to establish the new Counterespionage Group. McClurg was voted one of America’s 25 most influential security professionals; holds a J.D. Degree from Brigham Young University; Co-chaired the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) of the U.S. Department of State; and served as the founding Chairman of the International Security Foundation. He also holds an MA in Organizational Behavior, BS and BA degrees in University Studies and Philosophy from Brigham Young, and advanced doctoral studies in Philosophical Hermeneutics at UNC-Chapel Hill and UCLA.