Andy Sobotta is Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Bridgestone Americas overseeing the protection of the company’s digital assets, ensuring a robust cybersecurity architecture, enabling security operations and driving governance, risk and compliance throughout the Americas.
Andy joined Bridgestone in May 2018 with more than 20 years of experience as an information security executive, including nearly 10 years in the automotive industry. Before Bridgestone he served as Chief Information Security Officer at Sensata Technologies, Inc., after four years as Associate Executive Director of Global Information Security with Procter & Gamble. Andy also served as Chief Information Security Officer for Elavon/US Bank and was Chief Information Security Officer for Volkswagen of America.
Andy earned his bachelor’s degree in computer science from East Tennessee State University and his master’s degree in information science from Penn State University. He also served in the United States Army.