From the series 2024 Alumni Achievement Awards

2024 College of Engineering and Computer Science Outstanding Alumnus

Tarunjeet “TJ” Mann ’10

Tarunjeet “TJ” Mann is a distinguished cybersecurity leader, currently serving as the global chief information security officer at Lockton Inc. With over 16 years of experience, he has left an indelible mark on the industry, steering organizations with his transformative vision and strategic approach.

Starting his career at LexisNexis while attending graduate school at Wright State University, Mann laid the foundation for his passion for cybersecurity. His leadership at Children’s Mercy Kansas City was marked by a six-fold expansion of the information security team, effective management of a multi-million security budget and the successful implementation of a robust security program.

In his role at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Mann’s leadership journey included leading global security assessments for Fortune 100 companies and shaping information security programs for major banks in the United States and the Asia-Pacific region.

His academic foundation of a Master of Science in Computer Science from Wright State University and a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from Guru Nanak Dev University is complemented by active certifications as a certified chief information security officer and certified information security manager.

Tarunjeet “TJ” Mann ’10

Beyond his professional roles, Mann actively contributes to the cybersecurity community as a board member for CyberUSA and the Wright State University Computer Science and Engineering Advisory Board.

Mann is a sought-after speaker who shares his expertise at prestigious events like the Gartner Security and Risk Management Summit. He has a keen interest in anthropology and loves to travel and learn about new cultures.

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