Ryan Leirvik

Principal

Ryan leads the Cybersecurity Management Solutions practice at GRIMM. Ryan has spent the better part of two decades enhancing information security programs at the world's largest institutions in national defense, finance, insurance, retail, consumer goods, and energy. Ryan started his career building secure systems and now focuses on operationally-sound cybersecurity management solutions, where he helps clients identify and solve complex security issues facing their unique organization. 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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