Chris Richter

Global Detect and Respond Product Leader​ | Deloitte Global

Chris is Deloitte's Global Detect and Respond Product Leader, and has more than 20 years of experience in cybersecurity managed services, consulting, product management, and marketing. 

Chris’ background includes:

  • Cybersecurity services business management
  • Cybersecurity consulting practice management
  • Fortune 500 account sales-force management
  • MBA, and CISM and CISSP certifications
  • Author of several IT security articles, white papers and blogs
  • Contributing author to two cybersecurity books: "The Digital Big Bang" and "Security 2020"
  • Content reviewer for ISACA

Chris' focus is leading cybersecurity businesses with an emphasis on profitable growth. His career spans more than 20 years with roles in product management, consulting, managed services and product engineering. Chris has been recognized for consistently growing the revenue and profits for a range of managed and consulting-services organizations, and has served on several boards-of-directors, and advisory boards, for various Silicon Valley (series A and B) companies. As a contributor to the PCI Security Standards Council’s special interest group for virtualization and cloud computing, Chris has helped develop audit guidelines. He speaks regularly on security governance and compliance topics, especially those related to cloud security, and evolving cyber-threats.

Before joining Deloitte, Chris led the North America cybersecurity practice for a leading global systems integrator. At Deloitte, Chris manages the Global Operate Detect and Respond services portfolio, a next-generation suite of cybersecurity offerings built upon a legacy of proven development and delivery methodologies.