John Robinson

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Previous Experience

  • Associate Director for Cybersecurity Consulting, Control RisksĀ 
  • Senior Adviser to the Deputy Undersecretary for Cybersecurity and Communications, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

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John Robinson

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John has nearly two decades of data protection and cybersecurity experience, having helped U.S. government agencies and private-sector firms develop secure technological, risk management, and strategic solutions.


He joined Promontory from global risk management firm Control Risks, where he was an associate director for its cybersecurity consulting practice in the Americas. In this role, John led a team of consultants in assessing and recommending risk management solutions for clients with unique global footprints and operating in various industries. Prior to Control Risks, he served as a senior adviser to the deputy undersecretary for cybersecurity and communications at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. At the DHS, John provided management strategies for implementing presidential, congressional, and department-level policies for information sharing, while helping combat cyberthreats facing national critical infrastructure, the federal government, and private sector. Before assuming this position, John worked in leadership roles over the course of his career supporting the U.S. Defense Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation, as well as in various positions in the U.S. Army, of which he is a decorated veteran.


  • M.S., information assurance, Capitol Technology University
  • B.S., information technology and information systems security, University of Phoenix

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