Michael St. Vincent, CISO, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Michael St. Vincent is Chief Information Security Officer at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas supporting the overall IT governance program for the luxury casino and resort. St. Vincent joined The Cosmopolitan in May 2015, spearheading initiatives such as information security strategy and direction, implementation of security policies and standards, and shaping the use of tools and processes for compliance, while working across the business spectrum to ensure appropriate controls of technology supports.
With more than two decades of experience as a leader within his field, St. Vincent’s expertise comes from developing, implementing, and leading information assurance programs in multiple industries. Having led projects in the Americas, Europe, and Asia, he has an awareness of the limitations and advantages of various cultural settings, risk profiles and management styles.
Recognized as an ISSA Fellow and an InfraGard National Award recipient, his passion for developing security mindsets has included developing local professional associations, collaborating on industry research, and presenting at events as diverse as board meetings, professional conferences and regional security events.
St. Vincent holds an MBA, has been an active Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) since 1998 and maintains additional certifications as CISA, CISM and CRISC. He has served on the SANS GCIA Advisory Board, Microsoft’s CSO Council, various Security Advisory Boards, and several local information security related groups, providing support to encourage a stronger profession. In his personal time, he devotes time to supporting youth development programs locally, nationally and internationally including community service and leadership development activities.