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Tom Kellermann

Global Fellow

Professional affiliation

Head Of Cybersecurity Strategy for VMware

Full Biography

Tom Kellermann is the Head of Cybersecurity Strategy for VMware. Tom serves as the Wilson Center’s Global Fellow for Cybersecurity Policy and sits on United States Secret Service Cybercrime Investigations Advisory Board. 

Previously, Tom was the Chief Cybersecurity Officer for Carbon Black.  Prior to Carbon Black Tom held the following positions: CEO and Founder of Strategic Cyber Ventures; Chief Cybersecurity Officer for Trend Micro; Vice President of Security for Core Security and Deputy CISO for the World Bank Treasury.  In 2008, Tom was appointed a commissioner on the Commission on Cyber Security for the 44th President of the United States. In 2003 he co-authored the Book “Electronic Safety and Soundness: Securing Finance in a New Age.”

From 2007-2015 Tom taught a course on Cybercrime as an adjunct Professor at American University's School of International Service and Kogod School of Business.  Tom is a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).

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Major Publications

"Electronic Safety and Soundness" (World Bank Publications, 2004)

"CSIS Commission on Cybersecurity" (CSIS)

"Cybersecurity in the Americas"