John Kindervag

Senior Vice President, Cybersecurity Strategy, ON2IT Group Fellow

John Kindervag joined ON2IT in March of 2021 as Senior Vice President Cybersecurity Strategy and ON2IT Global Fellow. Previously he was Field CTO at Palo Alto Networks and a Vice President and Principal Analyst at Forrester Research. John is considered one of the world’s foremost cybersecurity experts. He is best known for creating the revolutionary Zero Trust Model of Cybersecurity.

In 2021, John was named to the President’s NSTAC Zero Trust Sub-Committee and was a primary author of the NSATC Zero Trust report that is being delivered to the President of the United States. Additionally, John was names CISO Magazine’s 2021 Cybersecurity Person of the Year.

In 2022, John joined the Cloud Security Alliance as the Security Advisor to the CEO and the President, focusing on helping to bring Zero Trust Concepts to the cloud.

John has a practitioner background, having served as a security consultant, penetration tester, and security architect. He has been interviewed and published in numerous publications, and has also appeared on television networks. He is a frequent speaker at security conferences and events.