Stephen Kraemer is Chief Information Security Officer at Ports of Auckland where he is securing New Zealand’s most important seaport in preparation for the automation of terminal operations. His diverse experience in technology and security leadership spans over 25 years across multiple verticles comprised of diplomacy, software development, transportation, manufacturing, and technical services within large organizations such as Oracle, the US State Department, and the National Science Foundation. Stephen applies his career globally by working challenging natural, and sometimes politically-charged, environments that include Antarctica, South America, Central Asia, and Oceania. Stephen earned a Master of Science in Computer Information Systems from Regis University in Denver, Colorado, is a Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP) and Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) through ISC2. He is currently pursuing a Doctorate in Information Security and Assurance from Colorado Technical University.