Nils is the Co-Founder and former member of the Board of the Cloud Security Alliance, a community of over 50,000 security professionals in over 50 chapters worldwide with the goal to promote the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing. The Alliance also educates on the uses of Cloud Computing to help secure all other forms of computing. Nils Puhlmann was the CTO of Endgame, a cybersecurity company developing next generation Security Intelligence and Analytics with a long history of serving the Intelligence Community. At Endgame he developed the commercial vision for the company and led Engineering, Architecture, TechOps, Data Acquisition, Data Science and PMO. Prior to Endgame, Nils Puhlmann was the Chief Security Officer of Zynga and led the converged security department, managing all security risks for the company and chairing the Security Risk Committee. He oversaw the company’s security domains of product & application security, security engineering & architecture, investigations & incident response, security intelligence & threat assessments, physical security, executive protection, ecrime and security compliance & audit.
Before joining Zynga, he served as Chief Security Officer of Qualys, the Chief Information Security Officer for Electronic Arts, the Chief Information Security Officer at Robert Half International, and the Director Global IT & Security and Chief Privacy Officer at Mindjet Corp.