Michael Elmore holds the position of SVP, Global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at GSK. Prior, he was CISO for Haleon, GSK’s Consumer Healthcare business, which demerged in mid 2022. In this role, Michael was responsible for successfully standing up the Cyber Security Office for the new company.
Before GSK, Michael was the Chief Experience Officer for Cisco’s Enterprise Networking & Security Business Unit, and before Cisco, he was the Global CISO at Cigna Healthcare (Fortune 50).
Michael is a forward leaning technologist and has spent his entire career building and leading technology teams across several functional areas, including cyber security, IT infrastructure, application development, contact center and collaboration technology. He has executive experience on both the customer and vendor sides of the table, leading large infrastructure and cybersecurity transformations at UnitedHealth Group, Cigna and GSK as well as driving the customer experience transformation at Cisco. He has a proven track record of improving security, compliance and driving cost optimization, while leading distributed teams in fast evolving global markets, including China and India.
Michael regularly advises venture capital firms and early to mid-stage startups that focus on IT infrastructure and cyber security advancements. He currently serves as an Independent Board Director at Graphiant (Sequoia backed) and a board observer for Selector.ai.
Michael holds a B.S. and double major in Information Network Management and Marketing from the University of Minnesota. A former college hockey player, he is passionate about sports and continues to play and coach youth hockey. He is also an avid runner and an active board member with the Special Olympics. He and his wife Jennifer have two children, Ellie (15) and Landon (11).