Marene Allison

Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer
Johnson & Johnson

Marene Allison is responsible for protecting the company’s Information Technology systems and data worldwide through elimination and mitigation of cybersecurity risk. This includes ensuring that the J&J information security posture protects patient and consumer safety, supports business growth objectives, upholds public trust in the J&J brand, and meets legal/regulatory requirements. With 265 companies in 60+ countries, J&J is a leader in consumer health, medical devices and pharmaceutical products worldwide.

Prior to 2010, Marene was CSO for Medco, Avaya and The Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company, where she oversaw all aspects of security and regulatory compliance. Before that, Marene was an FBI Special Agent working on undercover drug operations and terrorism. Marene has a Bachelor of Science degree from The United States Military Academy at West Point in the first class to include women. She has served on the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services, the Overseas Security Advisory Committee, and is on the Board of Directors for West Point Women, H-ISAC (Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center) and ASIS International.