About Ty Richmond, CPP, CFE, CRISC

Senior, Vice President, Global Security, Sony Pictures Entertainment

Ty Richmond has responsibility for the global security function at Sony Pictures Entertainment based in Los Angeles, California. This role encompasses the physical, personnel and operational security programs and services for Sony Pictures Entertainment worldwide.

Prior to Sony, Richmond was the Chief Operating Officer for Andrews International, a $500M security services firm providing consulting, investigations and uniformed security services. He has also held executive management roles at Agilent Technologies, including senior director of the Asia Pacific Shared Services organization, based in Singapore; and corporate director of Global Security, Environment, Health/Safety, and Aviation Travel Services.

Richmond was also the manager of Corporate Worldwide Security and Americas Security Manager for Hewlett-Packard before the divestiture of Agilent. His corporate security background also includes senior management and executive level positions for nearly thirty (30) years in the energy, consumer products, high-tech, entertainment, security services and public law enforcement prior to his transition into corporate America.

Richmond holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Quality Management Systems and is board certified as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP), Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and Risk and Information Systems Controls (CRISC). He is also Six Sigma certified and a current co-chairman of the CSO (Chief Security Officer) Roundtable’s Leadership and Development Committee. Richmond has served on several commissions and special committees; to include logical and physical security convergence, international investigations, information technology protection and the business practices council.

Richmond is a frequent and recognized speaker on the subjects of security strategy planning, international security issues, and enterprise security and risk management. He has contributed to numerous worldwide media and publications, including newspapers and magazines such as; LA Times, Dallas Morning News, USA Today and Security Management magazine.

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