Today we’re talking to Roland Cloutier, the Global Chief Security Officer at Tik Tok. And we discuss what it takes to secure one of the world’s largest entertainment platforms. Why Roland prioritizes hiring mission-driven talent, spanning engineering, security, safety, and privacy, and the various techniques TikTok employs to protect its diverse user base.
All of this right here, right now, on the ModernCTO Podcast!
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About Roland Cloutier:
As Global Chief Security Officer of TikTok, Roland Cloutier brings an unprecedented understanding and knowledge of global protection and security leadership to one of the world’s leading media, social, and technology companies. He oversees the company’s information protection, risk, workforce protection, crisis management, and investigative-security operations worldwide. Before joining TikTok in 2020, Cloutier spent about 10 years as CSO at payroll-services firm ADP. Prior to ADP, he was CSO at data-storage vendor EMC (now owned by Dell). Cloutier started his career with over a decade of service to the US Air Force and US Depts. of Defense and Veterans Affairs. In 2015, he authored and published a business book, “Becoming a Global Chief Security Executive Officer.”
TikTok is the leading destination for short-form mobile video and our mission is to inspire creativity and bring joy. The platform is a home for creative expression through videos that create a genuine, inspiring, and joyful experience. TikTok has global offices including Los Angeles, New York, London, Paris, Berlin, Dubai, Singapore, Jakarta, Seoul, and Tokyo.