Mike Johnson has been hired has Rivian Automotive's Chief Information Security Officer. Johnson joins Rivian from Fastly where he was CISO for over 3 years, securing the network and platform of the edge cloud company.
Johnson’s cybersecurity career spans more than 25 years, starting with prototyping intrusion detection systems for battlefield networks. Prior to Fastly, he served as ride-sharing company Lyft’s first CISO. Before Lyft, he spent nine years at Salesforce in various roles.
Johnson currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Shadowserver Foundation, which gathers and analyzes data on malicious Internet activity.