Derek Vadala

Derek Vadala (@derekvadala) is cofounder and CEO at VisibleRisk, a joint venture between Moody’s Corp., a global integrated risk assessment firm, and Team8, a cybersecurity-focused company creation platform. Vadala leads a team that is focused on creating a standard benchmark for communicating cyber risk to boards and senior business executives in order to improve the global dialogue about this important issue. Before leading this venture, 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. Prior to this role, Vadala served as the chief information security officer for Moody’s Corp. from 2013 to 2018.

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