Ryan Leirvik


Ryan is the CEO of GRIMM. He leads a dynamic security research team that provides cutting-edge solutions to commercial and federal clients.

Overall, Ryan has spent the better part of two decades enhancing information security programs at the world's largest institutions — covering national defense, finance, insurance, banking, and energy. He has experience in information at risk, the likelihood of compromise, roadmap development, investment prioritization, vulnerability management, incident response, and alignment of all the above within a broader cybersecurity strategy.

Ryan holds a Bachelor of Science from Purdue University, a Master of Information Technology from Virginia Polytechnic and State University (Virginia Tech) and a Master of Business Administration from Case Western Reserve University. He is on the Security and Risk Analysis Advisory Board at Penn State Altoona, and has contributed to the following publications: Originals: How Non-Conformists Move the World (VIKING); and, Beyond Cybersecurity: Protecting Your Digital Business (WILEY).

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