Lester GodseyChief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Maricopa County, Arizona
Lester Godsey is the CISO for Maricopa County in Arizona, which is the 4th largest and fastest growing county in the United States.
With over 25 years of public-sector IT experience, Lester has presented at the local, state and national level on topics ranging from telecommunications to data management to cybersecurity. Over the last few years, his attention has extended to IoT and IIoT, not only from a cybersecurity perspective but also how it impacts strategy around data management and industry efforts like Building Automation and SCADA networks.
As a certified PMP and CISM, Lester has taught at the collegiate level for over 10 years in the areas of cybersecurity, technology and project management. A published author and an active participant in the cybersecurity community, he holds a BA in Music and a MS in Technology from Arizona State University.