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Ryan LaSalle

Managing Director – Accenture Security,
Growth & Strategy and Cyber Defense Lead


Ryan leads Accenture Security Growth & Strategy and Cyber Defense globally. He plays a strategic role in helping clients adapt and thrive in an evolving security threat landscape. He drives the offering and innovation strategy, people agenda, industrialization of solutions and global delivery strategy for Accenture Security.

Currently, Ryan is focusing on solutions at the intersection of analytics, knowledge discovery and cyber security, with the goal of improving threat assessment methodologies and enhancing knowledge of successful responses. His deep experience in security solutions, innovation-led approaches and market expertise has made him a sought-after security innovator with clients.

Over the course of nearly two decades with Accenture, Ryan has worked with clients across commercial, non-profit and public sector organizations, helping them identify and implement emerging technology solutions to meet their business needs.

Ryan is a Ponemon Institute Fellow and is active with the Greater Washington Board of Trade. He sits on security innovation advisory councils for several clients. A seasoned innovator, Ryan holds patents in human resource management, knowledge discovery, security analytics, threat intelligence and establishing trust between entities online. Ryan is a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering (BSEE) from Princeton University.