Betsy Wille directs The Cybersecurity Studio, a platform to help cybersecurity leaders meet the growing demands of the role in today’s volatile environment. In her role, she regularly convenes CISOs and their leadership teams with peers across industries to focus on the pressing cybersecurity challenges of today.
Prior to launching The Cybersecurity Studio in 2022, Betsy was the Chief Information Security Officer of Abbott. As the second CISO for the organization, she led a transformation of the enterprise cybersecurity program in scope and scale. During the global COVID-19 pandemic, her teams ensured the protection of Abbott’s businesses, which were on the front lines of the COVID response.
Betsy’s career in cybersecurity ranges over two decades, including 19 years in Financial Services at JPMorgan Chase and TIAA. She has held positions from the individual contributor to Director level in Security Operations, Identity & Access Management, Governance Risk & Compliance, and the Business Office.
Throughout her career, Betsy has been committed to developing and fostering talent, and creating a more diverse cybersecurity industry. At JPMorgan Chase she created and managed a cybersecurity development program in Syracuse, NY which launched many successful cybersecurity careers. And now her work at The Cybersecurity Studio is focused on readying the next generation of cybersecurity leaders.
Betsy holds a B.S. in Business Administration, Information Systems from the University of llinois, Urbana-Champaign, and a Master of Public Administration from the University of Illinois at Chicago.