Lanre Rotimi

Lanre Rotimi is the Global Cyber Security Process Manager at Vodafone. He has over a decade of experience with reducing cyber risks by delivering security improvement programs across public and private sector organisations.

Lanre has led Vodafone’s cyber security process architecture workstream for over three years. This ties together multiple functions, services and business units across 27 countries. The functions include: cyber incident management, vulnerability management, ethical hacking, digital CERT and forensics, cyber threat intelligence, security architecture, security design and delivery, security engineering, the Cyber Security Operations Centre (CSOC), risk and compliance, and access management. The success of this work was acknowledged when Vodafone won ‘Industry Team of the Year’ at the 2018 Cyber Security Awards.

Lanre established the end-to-end proactive cyber security process framework in Vodafone.

Lanre’s leadership delivered ISO27001 audit compliance and he is the co-author of the Vodafone Enterprise GDPR Personal Data Breach process, as well as being owner of the GDPR Cyber Incidents process. Lanre also implements Kanban and other agile methodologies across the organisation at global level.

Before he joined Vodafone in 2016, Lanre worked in process and project roles for Telefónica, Mitie and Transport for London, amongst others.

Lanre is a thought leader who has contributed to Cyber Security: Law and Guidance (Bloomsbury, 2018). He is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt, CISSP, and CISM. He has a Master’s degree in Project Management from the University of Westminster.