Lynx Technology Partners Appoints New COO
The new COO is one of only ten experts chosen worldwide to develop the first industry certification programme for ethical AI and data science.
Lynx Technology Partners, LLC, a provider of cybersecurity operations and risk management technology solutions has appointed Jennifer Fischer as its Chief Operating Officer (COO). Ms Fischer will lead the senior leadership team and their staff, oversee the performance of the organization and work closely with the CEO and board to execute the future strategy.
During a career of more than 30 years, Ms Fischer has held leadership positions to optimize performance in corporate and higher education sectors, manage cyber-risk effectively and drive organizations’ strategic response to changing business conditions. Her areas of specialization include risk intelligence and leveraging AI and emerging technologies to advance and augment cybersecurity capabilities.
Ms Fischer is an alum of a Big 4 management consulting firm and F50 companies, where she headed initiatives to realize commercial and enterprise value from IT assets and investments. This includes go-to-market, growth and consolidation strategies; product development; acquisitions; and subsidiary lines of business in financial services, supply chain, and retail franchising.
“Jennifer brings Big 4 service excellence and innovation important to Lynx at this point as we work toward expanding LRM capabilities and our professional service offerings”, said Franklin Donahoe, Lynx CEO. “Her experience and expertise will help build trust among our stakeholders and inspire excellence in our professionals. This is the foundation of our core culture as a trusted advisor to our clients and allows us to lead the industry in innovation around risk management maturity and next-generation GRC”.
Ms Fischer also teaches at the university level and is one of only ten experts chosen worldwide to develop the first industry certification programme for ethical AI and data science. She also holds seats on the boards of directors of multiple nonprofits and professional associations, a number of which are connected to advancing diversity in STEM and for women in IT/cyber.
“I am excited to take on this key role”, said Ms Fischer. “This is a great time to join Lynx—we have a clear growth trajectory ahead. Cyber threats are top of mind for leaders across industries. And, as more businesses build and buy AI to integrate with their enterprise systems, new classes of risk are introduced.
“With our advanced service portfolio and integrated risk management platform, we can help our clients dramatically improve their risk, compliance, and cybersecurity posture. I look forward to working with the entire team as we leverage our expert talent, innovative solutions, and high-quality consulting to position Lynx Technology Partners for future success”.
You can find more information about Lynx Technology Partners and its appointment of Jennifer Fischer as its COO on its website.
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