M.J. Vaidya is a Partner/Principal in the Advisory Services practice of Ernst & Young (EY) LLP and an adjunct professor at New York University where he teaches in the cyber security Master's degree program. He has over 20 years of experience including holding CISO positions at Fortune 10 and Fortune 200 companies. He also previously held leadership positions at PwC, Deloitte, and Accenture. M.J. has provided security and technology services in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. M.J. has been a speaker at multiple industry conferences including the National Cybersecurity Awareness Launch, New York City Cyber Infrastructure Protection, SecureWorld, ISACA, NG Security Summit, and ISSA. He was recently selected as an Aspen Institute Scholar and received the ATP Award for Enterprise Innovation. M.J. holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from New York University, MBA from St. John’s University, Harvard Business School Publishing Online Certification for Leadership, and retains multiple security/technology certifications.