Jess Walpole serves as the VP, Global IT Security and Operations, responsible for the global cyber security program and technical services at The Lincoln Electric Company with a focus on enabling secure and agile technologies to support business initiatives.
She has over 23 years of
Security, IT and Governance experience with Fortune 500 companies. Throughout her career, she has established and
executed on the design and implementation of enterprise wide information
technology to enable business strategies while applying a pragmatic approach to
ensure business resilience, governance, and compliance through effective
utilization of resources and systems.
earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance and Business Administration from Malone
University in Canton, Ohio, and holds the professional certifications:
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems
Auditor (CISA), and Certified in the Governance of Enterprise Information
Jess is an Ohio native committed to the community and
actively participates in professional forums such as InfraGard, CISO Executive
Network, CXO Exchange and the FBI Citizens Academy.