Derek Vadala

Derek Vadala is senior vice president, head of risk at BitSight, where he leads a team that is focused on creating an automated cyber-risk quantification solution that enables chief information security officers to better communicate cyber risk to boards of directors and senior business executives by translating cyber risk into financial terms. Before joining BitSight, Mr. Vadala was the CEO and founder of VisibleRisk, a joint venture between Moody’s Corp. and Team8, which was acquired by BitSight in 2021. Prior to that, Mr. Vadala was the global head of cyber risk for Moody’s Investors Service, responsible for developing capabilities for evaluating cyber risk and incorporating those capabilities into credit analysis. Mr. Vadala also previously served as the chief information security officer for Moody’s Corp., where he was responsible for global information risk and security across Moody’s businesses worldwide, from 2013 to 2018.

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