Colin Anderson

Levi Strauss & Co.
Vice President – Information Technology
Chief Information Security Officer

Colin Anderson

Levi Strauss & Co.
Vice President – Information Technology
Chief Information Security Officer
Colin Anderson is Vice President of Information Technology, Global Chief Information Security Officer at Levi Strauss &Co. In this role he manages an international team responsible for information risk management, regulatory compliance, and IT enterprise risk management for a global organization with $5B in annual sales and over 2700 company owned and franchise retail location in 35 countries around the world. Prior to Levi Strauss & Co., Mr. Anderson was the CISO at Safeway a position he held for 6 years. At Safeway Mr. Anderson also led IT Planning, an IT architecture oriented function, was the executive sponsor of a leadership development program, and the executive champion of several cross functional initiatives including the development of an IT service catalog and customer service improvements. In addition to holding leadership roles in Information Security at Levi Strauss & Co., Safeway, and Commerce One a software company; Mr. Anderson previously led Network Engineering for Bank of America Capital Markets where he was responsible for providing 100% availability for Bank of America’s North and South America’s equity trading floors. Mr. Anderson is a frequent speaker on information risk management and other risk and compliance topics, and an elected independent non-executive Director for the non-profit retail cybersecurity organization R-CISC. Mr. Anderson holds both a B.A. in Finance and M.S. in Information Systems.