Koos Lodewijkx is the chief technical officer for IT risk in the office of the IBM CISO. His responsibilities include the multiyear technical strategy for Cybersecurity for the IBM Corporation, technical architecture, IT risk assessment, and various IT risk policies and standards. Until 2010, he was strategy lead for the security product portfolio in IBM Software Group. Lodewijkx joined IBM in 2007 with the acquisition of Consul Risk Management, where over his eight-year tenure he held various management positions, including in-product management, support and services, and software development. A Dutch national, Koos Lodewijkx immigrated to the US in 2005 and lives in Washington, D.C., area with his wife and two daughters.