Deryck Mitchelson

C-Suite Advisor and Field CISO, EMEA, Check Point Software Ltd

Deryck is a commercially focused C-suite executive distinguished by expertise in cyber security and cloud, with global experience in delivering major secure transformational business-change across both private and public sectors. His strategic leadership at Brightsolid Consulting, Wood Mackenzie and NHS Scotland provided Deryck with the platform for building and delivering IT and Security strategies and application of emerging technologies, delivering a positive impact to both business goals and bottom line. In his current role at Check Point he acts as a security evangelist, advising C-Suite leaders on digital transformation underpinned by security resilience and strategy. He is a recognized thought-leader and visionary, named in the top 20 IT influencers in the UK by computer weekly, winner of Holyrood’s prestigious digital leader of the year award and recognised by CIO.com as one of the top 100 transformational and disruptive CIOs in the UK.