Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, CDK Global
A native of England, Craig Goodwin joined CDK with more than 15 years of experience leading security across both the public and private sectors. Craig started his career with British military intelligence and has more recently held CISO and CSO roles for various global companies, including Arriva Group PLC, Wolseley Group PLC and Monster Worldwide.
Craig’s global team comprises of all CDK’s security experts from around the world and will work closely with technology teams to manage cybersecurity for both customer-facing solutions and internal systems and work with facilities and business units to manage physical security and associate protection programs.
Craig brought to CDK extensive security experience and qualifications, including being a certified chief information security officer (CCISO) and a certified information systems security professional (CISSP). He lives in Fareham, England, with his wife Kerry and their two young children. In his spare time, he is an avid runner, having competed this year in a number of Ultra-Marathons. He also coaches his son’s “Under 7’s” Soccer team.
Craig’s rare combination of business experience and expert security knowledge consistently allowing him to demonstrate the ability to position security as a business enabler and not simply a “cost center.” An enigmatic and inspirational leader in the field, he is often called upon to represent his views in industry leading publications and through high-profile speaking engagements.