Simon Scully has joined investment and risk management firm Venerable as Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer.

Scully will be directly responsible for driving the organization's information technology (IT) security vision and strategy, and maintaining, overseeing and implementing effective security programs and policies that protect organizational assets and technologies.

With more than 25 years of IT experience, Scully has served in a broad range of IT roles including most recently leading Venerable's security operations team focused on security monitoring and incident response, compliance scanning and vulnerability management, penetration testing, security engineering, fraud prevention and security training and awareness. In prior roles, Scully was responsible for leading threat centers, response teams, IT risk management organizations and project teams as an IT project manager for Voya Financial. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), holds a Project Management Professional (PMP) certification and is also an Amazon Web Services Certified Cloud Practitioner.