Cecil Pineda is Senior Vice President and CISO for R1 RCM, Inc. He was previously the Senior Director and Program Leader for the VCISO and Consulting Practice at Critical Start. He also served as the CISO of DFW International Airport and also held leadership positions at GameStop, TXU Energy, Boeing and CVS Health.
He is an active member of the DFW CISO community, various cybersecurity professional organizations (ISC2, ISACA, IAPP and others). In 2018, Cecil keynoted the Evanta CISO Dallas Summit and spoke at Aviation Cyber Security Summit in 2018, ICS Security Conference in Atlanta in 2019, CDM, Argyle, ISSA, Data Connectors, SecureWorld, ASIS, Executive Alliance and many others,
He is currently serving as advisory board members for various institutions such as Tarrant Country College and Collin College. He also assists Salvation Army for their cyber security efforts (pro bono).