Thomas Richards

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Thomas Richards



Protecting Your Profit: How to Reduce Ransomware Risk with Thomas Richards, CMO of NINJIO

Monday, March 25 @ 1:00 PM & 2:00 PM
Build strength by protecting your most vulnerable area of cybersecurity: people. Learn how employees are being exploited, core elements of a training and protection program, key attack vectors and how to build defenses easily and inexpensively. This talk will share the key programs small and large companies implement to reduce risk of bad actors preying on employees. Time for Q&A will be provided.


Tom is the Chief Marketing Officer at NINJIO Cybersecurity Awareness Training, where he is the leader of the marketing functions, member of the senior executive team, and spokesperson for the brand. He has long advocated for stronger cybersecurity practices across companies to keep people and their data safe. Previous to NINJIO, Tom was the Founder and President of Haverty Consulting, a group dedicated to helping companies exceed their communications and marketing goals. Clients included Occidental, The Ohio State University James Comprehensive Cancer Center and OSU’s Wexner Medical Center, Leica Camera, as well as many start-up companies.

Tom’s career has spanned over 25 years working with international brands such as Apple, Starbucks, and Expedia while in leadership roles at various global advertising agencies.