Leadership & Executive Communication , Training & Security Leadership

Profiles in Leadership: Nicole Ford, CISO, Carrier

How a CISO Can Serve as 'Chief Change Agent'
Nicole Ford, VP and CISO, Carrier

As vice president and CISO at Carrier, a leading global provider of healthy, safe, sustainable and intelligent building and cold chain solutions, Nicole Ford welcomed 2020's digital transformation wave as an opportunity to show her skills in the enterprise role that most fulfills her ambitions: that of "chief change agent."

See Also: Assessing Threats Outside the Perimeter

In a video interview with Information Security Media Group as part of the CyberEdBoard’s ongoing Profiles in Leadership series, Ford discusses:

  • Her current roles and responsibilities;
  • Top career accomplishments;
  • Why she takes pride in being a chief change agent.

For more than 20 years, Ford has led enterprise information technology and security programs that protect businesses and users. As CISO at Carrier, she oversees a cybersecurity program and supports digital initiatives. She has recognized the importance of "zero trust" and cloud security protections for operating in a cloud-first world.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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