Timothy Youngblood, McDonald's

Timothy Youngblood, Corporate VP & CISO McDonald's.
McDonald's
Timothy Youngblood, Corporate VP & CISO McDonald's.

Timothy Youngblood is the chief information security officer for McDonald's Corp., leading the company's global information security organization.He works closely with the McDonald's senior leadership team and the board to drive information security strategy and operations for the company. Youngblood is responsible for overseeing risk management and brand protection on a global scale for the company and has 30 years of industry experience ranging from cybersecurity strategy and operations, product security, IT audit, disaster recovery, risk assessment and management consulting. He has served in multiple industries across his career, including financial services, health care, oil/gas, retail and manufacturing.

Prior to McDonald's, Youngblood was the chief information security officer for Kimberly Clark Corp. and was also the former chief information security officer for Dell. He has held leadership roles at KPMG LLP, EDS and Siemens Medical Services and serves on the top security boards in the industry. He has also been recognized as a top 10 CISO leader and as one of the top 100 global CISOs in the industry.

Youngblood has served on several supporting board councils, including St. Jude Hospital/ALSAC Technology Advisory Council and Glilot Capital Partners (Worlds Top Venture Fund) Board of Experts.