CISO, Blue Cross & Blue Shield of KC
Yaron Levi is the CISO for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City (Blue KC). In this role he manages a team responsible for information risk management, cyber defense, regulatory and compliance, architecture and engineering, and identity and access management for an organization that provides health insurance for about 1 million members and over $2B in annual revenue.
Prior to joining Blue KC, Yaron was a Director of Information Security for Cerner Corporation; an Information Security Business Partner for Intuit; an Information Security Architect and Product Manager for eBay; and a Director of Cloud Security for ANX.
Yaron is a Research Fellow for the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). An advisory board members for several Israeli Cyber Security Startups, and a venture advisor for several VCs in Israel and the US.
Yaron is the co-founder of the Kansas City CISO forum, B-Sides Kansas City, and is a frequent speaker on Cyber Security Architecture, DevSecOps and Cyber Defense.
Yaron holds a B.A in Social Sciences and Management and is a graduate from the FBI CISO Academy.