Speaker Biography

Christopher McClean

Principal Analyst & Research Director

Sessions Featuring This Speaker

    Research Focus

    Chris leads a team of analysts covering topics including compliance and risk management, security management, security services, and metrics. He also leads the company's coverage of governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC). In this role, he helps clients around the world implement successful strategies, best practices, and technologies to support GRC programs as well as related functions such as enterprise risk management, corporate compliance, and corporate social responsibility. Chris is a frequent speaker on these subjects at vendor and industry events, and he has been quoted by top media outlets, including CFO Magazine, Compliance Week, and the Financial Times.

    Previous Work Experience

    His previous experience includes marketing and public relations for security, compliance, and risk management vendors.


    Chris has an M.S. in business ethics and compliance from the New England College of Business and Finance and a B.S. in marketing from California State University, Fresno.