Analyst Profile

Lisa Neubauer

Lisa Neubauer

Director, Advisory

1 year at Gartner,  15 years industry experience

Location:  IL USA  | Language(s):  English

Roles and Responsibilities

Lisa Neubauer is an Advisor in Gartner's Security and Risk Management Practice. Ms. Neubauer brings more than 15 years of experience in the Security & Risk Management field. She regularly advises Chief Information Security Officers, Chief Information Officers, Security Leaders and non-IT executives on maturing their security and risk management programs and practices using Gartner leading research and thought leadership. In particular, Ms. Neubauer focuses on executive/board reporting, strategy, metrics, governance, policy and security organizational structure. In addition, she assists CISOs in communicating with the c-suite, boards and senior stakeholders. Prior to joining Gartner, Ms. Neubauer held various roles within cybersecurity and risk across several industries including financial services, manufacturing, insurance and accounting. Ms. Neubauer is based in Arlington Heights, IL.


Previous Experience

Information Security Program creation and implementation

Professional Background

  • Discover Financial Services, Senior Manager, Information Security, 5 years
  • Grant Thornton, CISO, 1 year
  • Reynolds Leveraged Services/Rank Group Holdings, Director, Cybersecurity, 2 years


  • Bachelors in Accounting, Northeastern Illinois University
  • Masters in Cybersecurity, DePaul University, With Distinction