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GovWare 2023 Temp Background

John Suffolk

John Suffolk

Huawei, Huawei Technologies

Mr John Suffolk is the President and Global Cyber Security & Privacy Officer (GSPO) for Huawei. Mr. Suffolk has more than 30 years of experience in the information and communications technology industry. Prior to joining Huawei in 2011, Mr. Suffolk spent more than seven years in the UK Government, where he was Her Majesty's Government CIO and CISO, leading the delivery of the Government's strategy for the transformation of public services enabled by technology. He is a frequent international speaker and provides advice to the public and private sector around the world, also has published a range of articles and whitepapers describing end-to-end security processes and a list of security requirements buyers of technology should pose to their technology vendors. He was named the most influential CIO in the UK in 2010 by and was ranked in the top five of the most influential people in technology.