Scott Crawford
Information Security Research Head
451 Research at S&P Global Market Intelligence
"Named to the ARInsights ARchitect Power 100 of the most active and influential analysts in technology, Scott Crawford is widely recognized in the IT industry with 25+ years of experience as a technologist and the first Information Security Officer for the International Data Centre of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization in Vienna, Austria. Expert advisor to senior executives of major corporations and public sector organizations on the business and technology of IT, with relationships among solution developers, enterprises, investors, and the media.
Experience includes the development and promotion of pioneering technology concepts, from assuring the trust placed in sensitive data having high impact on worldwide diplomatic initiatives, to the emerging role of security analytics. The ""big picture"" view of strategic priorities in IT is a primary interest.
Prior roles include services strategy with IBM, global data management for a division of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado, systems management with a Fortune 500 enterprise, and software development in fields ranging from assistive technologies to system integration. Scott is also an instrument- and multiengine-rated pilot with experience as a flight instructor in the northwestern US.
Specialties: Expert advisor to blue-chip clients and IT media focused on trends and issues in IT and information risk management. Widely published writer and speaker. The evolution of security operations and its intersections with emerging, ""cloud native"" technologies are current primary interests."