Chief Information Security Officer
As Avanade Chief Information Security Officer, Bob Bruns is responsible for Avanade information security, client data protection, incident management, asset protection, and business continuity programs. Reflecting Avanade’s commitment to information security, Bob and his teams work with clients to ensure we meet their information security obligations. He also serves as Avanade client account lead for our Accenture account, one of the largest accounts in North America.
Previously Bob served as CIO, growing the organisation in response to the emerging central role security protection plays in the success of our clients. Earlier in his Avanade career he was Vice President of Infrastructure Services and Global Operations, accountable for delivery of Avanade’s enterprize infrastructure services worldwide, including security, end-user enablement, collaboration, hosting and network services. Prior to Avanade, he spent 14 years with Accenture, serving as Director of Unified Communications and Collaboration Services.
Bob holds a degree in information decision science from the University of Illinois, as well as advanced leadership program certifications from the Foster School of Business, University of Washington, and the Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley.