Principal and Cybersecurity Leader, EY
Sean Wessman is Principal in EY Advisory Services and the leader of our Cybersecurity Automotive and Transportation sector. Sean serves to address complex challenges with elegant and effective business first solutions. He has 11 years of professional services experience with EY and has focused on cyber security throughout his 15 year career. Sean has a strong history of assisting our client’s through their most difficult problems as a trusted advisor to senior executives. Sean has developed his current perspective, serving clients across a diverse set of industries focused on enabling businesses success through multi-disciplinary teams and innovative solutions. He is the designer, builder and operator of many integrated information security programs. His leadership instills the operational discipline and process excellence required to effectively operate a modern cyber security program. He is currently focused on complex connected ecosystems including the connected vehicle and multi-cloud architectures.
To enhance Cybersecurity in Automotive and Transportation, Sean consults directly with the Department of Transportation and National Highway and Traffic Safety Administration. Working together, Sean has developed Cyber services and methodologies to enhance the adoption of Federal policy and guidance which enable autonomous vehicle cybersecurity. Under Sean’s direction, EY has developed a cybersecurity connected ecosystem framework for vehicle manufacturers and related connected vehicle cybersecurity testing methodology.
Sean is a frequent lecturer at Indiana University, has run numerous business case studies for Walsh College and has presented at key security (ISACA, CES), CIO (HGM, CIO Summit) and privacy (IAPP’s Global Privacy Summit) events.