Former EVP, Security
Sony Pictures Entertainment
Stevan founded Bernard Global, LLC in July 2018 and he currently serves as its Chief Executive.
Prior to this he held the position of Executive Vice President of global protection services at Sony Pictures Entertainment. During his 16 years with Sony Steve initiated numerous programs in support of Sony worldwide. His staff covered 50 countries with 150 offices, and they supported contracted production personnel operating in the far corners of the globe. Responsibilities included: global threat management; investigations; forensics (with 3 labs); information security and data privacy; content protection; resilience; threat management; major event security; environment; health and safety; production safety and security; sustainability; medical services; BCP/CM and incident management (including cyber); physical security; law-enforcement and government liaison; fire and life safety.
In addition to the entertainment field Stevan has also held key leadership roles in energy, food, and hi-tech. His public service included 12 years in municipal police. He has lived overseas for 7 years of his life and traveled in over 50 countries.
Today, Mr. Bernard is very engaged with the law-enforcement community, the U.S. Department of State, Academia, the International Security Management Association (ISMA), the Domestic Security Alliance Council (DSAC) for the FBI, the Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC), InfraGard with the FBI and ASIS International. He has been recognized by the CIA, the FBI, AT&F NRT, the US Army, and the U.S. Department of State for his service to country.
Stevan is a sought-after speaker, advisor, and confidant on topics such as corporate security, crisis preparedness, cyber security, resilience, leadership, duty of care and risk mitigation.