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Michael McNeil
Advisory Board Member


Michael C. McNeil is the current Global Product Security & Services Officer for Royal Philips.  In this capacity, McNeil is responsible for leading the global product security program for the company and insuring consistent repeatable processes are deployed throughout their products and services in the Healthcare market.  Prior to this assignment, McNeil was the former Global Chief Privacy & Security Officer at 

Medtronic responsible for the development and design of their initial product security and incident response management programs; Chief IT Security Officer at Liberty Mutual Group; Global Chief Privacy Officer at Pitney Bowes; and Vice President and Chief Privacy Officer of Data Services for Reynolds & Reynolds.

McNeil is a noted security and privacy expert, he has conducted in-house training and presentations for industry, customers and clients, and has presented at several security and privacy conferences worldwide.Michael is a current Governing Body Co-Chair for the annual Boston and Minneapolis Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Executive Summits presented by Evanta, an organization that fosters leadership development and collaborative exchange among North America's top executives. He is an active member of the Association for the Advancement of Medical Instrumentation (AMMI), the Medical Device Safety & Security Consortium (MDISS), and the National Health - Infrastructure Information Sharing & Analysis Center (NH-ISAC). Michael has held the chair position for the Medical Device Privacy Consortium (MDPC) and currently holds the chair position for the MDPC Device Security Working Group, which recently published the Whitepaper entitled “Security Risk Assessment Framework for Medical Devices”.  

In 2013, he was named as one of Evanta’s Top 10 Breakaway Leaders. This award celebrates world-class information security leaders and honors Chief Information Security Officers (CISO) and senior executives whose leadership elevates their people, partners, and business. That same year, he was also awarded the first Minneapolis CISO Visionary Award. In addition to these accomplishments, he also received the 2011 Outstanding MBA of the Year award from the National Black MBA Association.

Michael is married to Devita McNeil and they are the proud parents of two children (Danielle and Vincent) and grandfather of Jadyn.