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Wayne Lee

Wayne Lee

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Wayne Lee is a senior architect with West Monroe Partners, responsible for the firm's cybersecurity practice on the West Coast. He is a proven information security leader with nearly two decades of experience providing strategic and tactical cybersecurity expertise to corporations and government agencies. 

Applying deep experience in digital forensics, incident response, electronic discovery, and operational technology and control systems, Wayne Lee works with clients to develop proactive strategies for protecting data, operations, and customers that meets the business and cultural needs of the organization while mitigating its security risk.

Wayne joined West Monroe Partners from Verizon Enterprise, where he managed the Verizon Critical Infrastructure Protection Division. There, Wayne provided cybersecurity solutions and strategic risk management advice for organizations with industrial control, automated and embedded security systems. Wayne oversaw multinational engagements for companies in DHS critical infrastructure sectors including manufacturing, energy, communications, commercial facilities, automotive, waste and waste water, and transportation. 

He was also a founding member of the Verizon RISK Investigative Response Team and founder of the Verizon RISK E-Discovery Team. He led investigations in more than 300 digital forensics cases, internal corporate security events and financial fraud incidents, serving as a crisis manager for some of the largest data breaches around the world. He also served as a Qualified Security Assessor (QSA) qualified by the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Security Standards Council, conducting over 200+ PCI assessments.

Wayne also contributed to Verizon’s annual Data Breach Investigations Report, one of the most comprehensive and widely-recognized evaluations of security breach patterns and trends, and created the Verizon RISK Electronic Discovery (ED) Solutions practice to provide litigation support to Fortune 500 companies.

Previously, Wayne was a principal with Cybertrust/Ubizen. He performed forensics investigations of security incidents and was responsible for all facets of the case. Wayne also spent five years with Winstar Communications, Inc., a telecommunications company, as a senior security architect and senior systems consultant.

Wayne earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He also completed Department of Homeland Security ICS Cybersecurity Training.

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