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STEVE HAWALD is a visionary thought leader and award-winning corporate and government executive. Currently, Fortune 2000 / SME board and CEO business strategy expert with over 35 years of experience & research in aerospace/defense/government, healthcare, higher education, financial services, high-tech startups, technology consulting, and services industries. He is a respected thought leader on emerging technology such as AI-Machine Learning, blockchain, corporate governance, cybersecurity, ESG and GRC filing/reporting, innovations, regulations, risk resilience, talent, and workforce retention.
Proven Track Record of Successful Executive and Advisory Leadership in Aerospace/Defense, Data Storage-Products/Services, Education-Higher Ed, Government, Healthcare, High-Tech Startups, M&A, and Various Industries.
He had successfully leveraged Emerging Technologies for numerous Innovation Strategies with $1+B Large and SME Complex Transformations & Turnarounds.
His current efforts are: Advising Corporate Boards, CEOs, and CXOs, including trending executive strategic playbooks and research insights on AI-Machine Learning-Bias, Ethics, Regs, Use Cases; Corporate Governance Playbooks-Compensation/Succession, Crisis Management, Cybersecurity, Diversity & Inclusion, ESG Compliance/Reporting, Stakeholder Engagement, and Stakeholder Activism; Edge Computing, FinTech-Blockchain 3.0 Financial Services with Digital Currency Corporate Use Cases, Risk Resilience, Supply Chain-Deglobalization/Regional, and Workforce Engagement/Retention and Emerging Dynamics.
______________Approach and Philosophy:
I work with other research experts. I respect their advice, make time for deliberate self-reflection with others, am constantly curious and learn in professional development, and seek inspiration through my new coastal environment and friends. I am dedicated to encouraging creative ideas and innovative approaches and developing a collaborative board and client teams where we work together to meet the board, CEO, and C-suite strategic long-term goals.
I am a hands-on executive with high-profile experience; my corporate board and CXO advisory practice engagements delivered critical corporate innovation, strategic planning playbooks, and targeted advisory services.
I wrote or co-authored Gartner's numerous research notes. Mostly, the domain covered insights and playbooks for White House, OMB, Federal CIO policies, and directives. I targeted topics for digital enterprises, multicloud computing, and complex program management. For enteprise security, I covered cross-domain secure data transfers for DoD, cybersecurity with NIST standards, enterprise governance, risks, complaint management, and data/PII privacy.
Presented at over 20 major conferences worldwide and helped over 350 CEO clients resolve their critical issues, including sizeable global 200 technology and consulting organizations for proposal positions and rescues.
Articles and quotes in large commercial, federal, system integrator, and CIO publications
Hundreds of followers on Twitter and LinkedIn
Strong Point of View
It's all about leadership, innovation, and people making it happen for the future!
On-site/Virtual Speaking and Technology Facilitator Engagements
Private One-hour Questions
BoD, CEO, C-suite On-site Advisory Sessions
Innovation and Emerging Technology Workshops
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Facebook’s Broken Privacy & Security – Is My Data Safe?