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Ricardo Lafosse

Operating Advisor


Ricardo Lafosse is the Chief Information Security Officer at Kraft Heinz, responsible for IT risk governance, OT security, incident management, technical disaster recovery and determining enterprise-wide security policies and procedures.

Ricardo’s career encompasses over 19 years of senior-level technical, management and consultative positions in government, healthcare, financial and legal services. He has extensive experience in architecting innovative and successful incident management, risk management, application security programs, data protection policies, and cloud security vendor assessments and frameworks.

Prior to Kraft Heinz, Ricardo was chief information security officer for Morningstar, where he was responsible for providing strategic information security leadership, implementation and governance for the Information Security Program.

Ricardo regularly presents on security topics at global conferences, including Blackhat, Defcon, RSA, ISACA and Secure World. Ricardo holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management Information Systems from Florida Atlantic University and a master’s degree in Information Assurance from Iowa State University. He is a certified CISSP and CISM.