Brian Ward

Brian Ward

Partner Cybersecurity New York

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Cybersecurity is a critical ingredient for accelerating new digital products and services. That’s where Brian comes in. Clients count on him for his experience and track record for creating solutions that deliver a positive return on investment. For example, he worked with a telecommunications organization to build out a billing, customer care and provisioning system to enable a rapid new brand launch, helping the client scale and secure a new cloud platform.  

He blends deep technical expertise with extensive business experience to build teams and capabilities that enable customer support, business support, customer product, and cybersecurity solutions. His wide-ranging technology background includes cloud migration, DevSecOps, IT operations, IT strategic planning, design thinking, and minimum viable product (MVP) development. 

Prior to joining West Monroe, he spent more than 20 years in roles with Accenture, including managing director and technology consulting cybersecurity lead for the Northeast region. He led the transformation of key cybersecurity offerings, as well as major cyber defense technology and security collaborations and cloud transformation programs. He earned a degree in computer science from Stevens Institute of Technology.

What makes Brian different

His unique background makes him adept at working with multiple stakeholders at all levels of the enterprise – from boards of directors and C-level executives to IT managers – in order to deliver successful complex programs. Brian has helps some of the largest technology organizations adopt and deploy technology, develop and operate processes and build the proper team to reduce cyber risk. Brian views Cyber Security as an enabler towards the digital business.

Where Brian makes an impact

He is an accomplished team builder, people developer, and workplace culture steward with a passion for developing future business and technology leaders. He has a unique way of forming a team to understand the business implications, master the technology to enable rapid resolution or transformation.

Meet the Cybersecurity team