In 2008, Clay Lin joined the World Bank Group which provides developing countries with grants, leveraged loans, guarantees, and policy advice to improve economic and social conditions worldwide. As the World Bank Group (WBG) Chief Information Security Officer, Mr. Lin is responsible for the information security services and capabilities that ensure the protection of the WBG information
In 2008, Clay Lin joined the World Bank Group which provides developing countries with grants, leveraged loans, guarantees, and policy advice to improve economic and social conditions worldwide. As the World Bank Group (WBG) Chief Information Security Officer, Mr. Lin is responsible for the information security services and capabilities that ensure the protection of the WBG information assets in a manner that supports the WBG's mission to free the world of poverty.
Since joining the World Bank Group, Mr. Lin built the Office of Information Security from the ground up and obtained ISO 27001 certification in 3 years; and the team grew from under 20 people to be over 110. He also developed a Next Generation Cyber Security Strategy aimed at protecting critical information, adopting a risk management approach, and transforming information security to become a business enabler supporting Cloud- and Mobility-based initiatives.
Mr. Lin implemented several technology solutions and operational excellence improvements such as the establishment of an Information Security Operations Center which provides 24 by 7 information security monitoring and incident response across the World Bank Group.
Given his success in building and leading critical functions and excellence in operations, he is recently given additional responsibility to develop and execute a new strategy for the IT sourcing and vendor management function which has an annual spend of $300 million dollars.
Chief IT Risk and Security Officer @ Manage the Office of Information Security at the World Bank Group (WBG) with 110+ highly talented and multi-culture information security and risk management professionals located in the US and India.
Oversee functional teams in the areas of policy and compliance, risk management and governance, security engineering, security architecture, security event and information management, cyber intelligence, and incident response, business continuity and ICT advisory. From November 2008 to Present (7 years 2 months) Washington D.C. Metro AreaSenior Program Manager - Identity & Access Management @ From June 2008 to November 2008 (6 months) Washington D.C. Metro AreaSenior Project Manager - Information Security @ From November 2001 to June 2008 (6 years 8 months) Washington D.C. Metro AreaSenior Principal Consultant @ From August 1999 to October 2001 (2 years 3 months) Washington D.C. Metro AreaChief Engineer @ From August 1998 to August 1999 (1 year 1 month) Washington D.C. Metro AreaPrincipal Consultant @ From July 1996 to August 1998 (2 years 2 months) Washington D.C. Metro AreaDeputy Program Manager @ From July 1994 to July 1996 (2 years 1 month) Washington D.C. Metro Area
Master's degree, Computer Science @ University of Southern California From 1993 to 1994 Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Physics @ Tamkang University Clay Lin is skilled in: Information Security, information risk management, Information Security Management, Information Management, Risk Management, Enterprise Risk Management, Project Management, Network Security, Security Operations, Computer Security, Compliance, Computer Science, Standards Compliance, Information Technology, Cloud Computing
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