Spencer Mott is the Chief Information Security Officer of McKesson Corporation. As CISO, Spencer is responsible for enhancing and overseeing the information security strategy and program of a diverse and global environment. He leads the Information Security & Risk Management team that oversees projects, standards and controls that mitigate risks, strengthen defenses, and reduce vulnerabilities in a manner that aligns with business goals.
Spencer brings over 30 years’ experience in technology and security, encompassing domestic, international, public and private sectors. His industry experience includes healthcare, technology, and government. Prior to McKesson, he served as Interim Global Chief Information Officer at Amgen Biotechnology, the world’s largest independent biotechnology company, where he was responsible for leading Amgen’s Global Information Systems organization supporting the global delivery of information systems and successful development and commercialization of Amgen’s drug products, digital solutions, and services. Prior to that, Spencer served as the Vice President and Global CISO, Cybersecurity, Architecture, Risk and Engineering, and managed Amgen’s compliance, IT architecture, engineering, program management, development operations, identity management and learning functions.
Prior to Amgen, Spencer was at Electronic Arts where he held multiple global leadership roles based in the United Kingdom, the United States and Switzerland, last serving as Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer. He also held roles in global leadership roles Electronic Arts and the Motion Picture Association of America.
Spencer has also spent time in the Royal Marines/Armed Forces and in leadership roles with the Metropolitan Police Service’s Serious Organized Crime Group at New Scotland Yard. During a 15-year police career in UK law enforcement, he worked on the Murder Squad, the Specialist, Organized and Economic Crime Command, the National High-Tech Crime Unit and with the UK Security Services.
Spencer sits on the board of the National Healthcare Information Sharing and Analysis Center and is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) and Industrial Control Systems security professional. He achieved his Master’s degree in Security and Risk Management at Leicester University in the United Kingdom.
In his spare time, Spencer is a rugby coach for a local youth team, plays guitar and enjoys travelling. He is located in Scottsdale, Arizona.