Christopher Krebs
Guest panel

Christopher Krebs

Founding partner of the Krebs Stamos Group
Christopher Krebs is a founding partner of the Krebs Stamos Group, and previously served as the first director of the federal Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). As Director, Mr. Krebs oversaw CISA’s efforts to manage risk to the nation’s businesses and government agencies, bringing together partners to collectively defend against cyber and physical threats. At CISA, Mr. Krebs also pioneered the Rumor Control program, which was designed to counter disinformation campaigns.
Before serving as CISA Director, Mr. Krebs served in various roles at the Department of Homeland Security, responsible for a range of cybersecurity, critical infrastructure and national resilience issues. Prior to his time at DHS, he directed U.S. cybersecurity policy for Microsoft, and advised industry and government clients on complex cybersecurity and business risk matters, while serving at positions with Obsidian Analysis and Dutko Consulting.
He also served in the George W. Bush Administration, advising DHS leadership on domestic and international risk management and public-private partnership initiatives.
Mr. Krebs holds a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science
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Wednesday, October 20, 2021 / 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM EDT
Guest Keynote: Defend Today, Secure Tomorrow: A Conversation with Christopher Krebs

Join us for a fascinating conversation with Chris Krebs, former Director of the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Agency (CISA), on how CIOs and IT leaders can prepare for and address the unprecedented challenges of cybersecurity.

Join us to hear from Gartner experts and thought leaders.