Profiles in Leadership: Donna Ross, RadianThis CISO Is Guided by Risk, Transparency and Being a Mentor
Her title says “information security,” but Radian CISO Donna Ross considers herself more of a security risk officer. It’s an important distinction that drives her approach to technology, leadership and communicating with senior leadership.
In this video interview with ISMG, Ross discusses:
- Her key accomplishments as a security and security risk leader;
- Her passion for coaching and mentoring;
- Why and how she values transparency in her leadership.
Ross was appointed senior vice president and CISO at Radian in July 2016 and then was appointed to her current position as executive vice president and CISO in August 2020. She has responsibility for Radian Mortgage and Real Estate Services. Ross is a senior security and compliance executive with over 20 years of diverse risk, compliance, cybersecurity, technology and operations experience within the manufacturing, insurance, banking, financial services, healthcare and retail sectors. Before joining Radian, she had senior level roles in security and compliance at Accolade, Corning Inc., GMAC, and Prudential.