Sonja Hammond is the Chief Information Security Officer and Privacy Officer at Essilor of America, Inc. She is a builder and strategist focused on impacting culture and driving security messaging. As a key thought leader, Ms. Hammond is versed in building and directing dynamic security teams while developing security and risk programs, guiding system architecture, and addressing compliance standards. She has done extensive work in payment card protection and is currently implementing NIST CSF as a roadmap to HiTrust certification. With 20 years of information technology experience, Ms. Hammond began her security career as a forensic subject matter expert and has spent the last 10 years building security programs at Callaway Golf Company, Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, and now Essilor. Today, Ms. Hammond is focused on raising the security posture across the corporate environment and implementing security tools to automate protection of the broad computing environments that continue to expand as a result of cloud and IoT.