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Tom Kartanowicz

Lecturer; Regional CISO, Commerzbank North America

Tom Kartanowicz has been working in IT and information security for over 20 years with experience in systems administration, risk management, network security and security awareness. As Regional CISO for Commerzbank North America, Tom leads the information security risk, business continuity and physical security teams. He previously worked at Natixis North America, Principia Partners and NYU Stern School of Business. Tom holds a Master of Science in IT from the University of Maryland and a Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science from New York University. He is a member of ISSA, ISC2 and ISACA and has CISM and CISSP certifications.

Tom is also on the cybersecurity advisory board for Ithaca College,  Cybersecurity Hub Advisory Board and the Risk.Net Advisory Board. Tom has appeared as a panelist and speaker at various industry events.


  • M.S., IT, University of Maryland
  • B.A., Computer Science, NYU