Kroll Experts

Brian Lapidus

MANAGING DIRECTOR, Identity Theft and Breach Notification

Kroll Associates, Inc.
100 Centerview Drive, Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37214

Brian Lapidus is managing director and leader of the Identity Theft & Breach Notification group for the Cyber Security practice of Kroll. Brian has over 15 years of experience leading strategic business development, marketing and product expansion initiatives. His experience includes significant expertise driving affinity marketing programs and enhancing revenue generation for Kroll’s membership products.

Brian concurrently focuses on optimizing organizational alignment around these key areas and continues to guide strategic partner relationships into a broader channel marketing structure that has consistently improved business performance. His group is particularly attuned to solutions for healthcare, higher education, retail and financial entities.

Brian’s interest in service to higher education may be traced to his early days with the company as the director of strategic products and partnerships for the Background Screening division of Kroll. He created Global Academic Verification (GAV) to assist universities in authenticating foreign student application data matriculating to domestic universities.

In addition to helping business clients resolve issues resulting from data breach, Brian’s practice is engaged in consumer-level service and remediation in the wake of such an event. He expanded Kroll’s individual identity theft restoration footprint in 2007 when he launched the program in Canada.

Prior to joining Kroll in 2003, Brian developed organizational structures, business processes and performance management programs for offices within the federal government as well as private enterprise.

Professional Experience

  • Thought Leadership
    Recognized as a noted content authority, Brian has contributed by article or interview to various online and print publications, including The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Bloomberg News, CNN and various media channels. He is also a frequent contributor to the Kroll blog.
  • Speaker and Panelist
    Brian has been invited to present and moderate at several regional and national conferences, including the IBM IT Services Legal Summit, the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Global Privacy Summit, Practical Privacy Series and Privacy Academies, Compliance Week 2011 and LegalTech 2011.

Education & Certifications

  • Vanderbilt University, MBA, Strategy and General Management
  • Washington University, B.A., Psychology and Business Administration
  • Harvard University, Launching New Ventures – Executive Education Certificate

Professional Affiliations

  • Identity Theft Prevention and Identity Management Standards Panel (IDSP)
  • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP)

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