"Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day-in and day-out." ~ Robert Collier
Kenneth Wilder is a Senior Security Risk Analyst for ClearDATA. He also holds a BS in Cybersecurity. In his current role, Kenneth works with healthcare organizations of all sizes, scope, and expertise in supporting security, privacy, risk, and compliance efforts. As a member of ClearDATA’s Professional Services team, Kenneth leads a delivery team of analysts, works cross-functionally leading and collaborating on a variety of advisory and consultative projects. Kenneth is also the President of the Austin Chapter of ISACA, a professional membership organization focused on awareness and training within IT audit, security, privacy, and risk management, and governance of enterprise IT. Before joining ClearDATA, Kenneth served as a Security Risk Consultant, who also has a background in project management and leading large-scale retail operations.
Kenneth is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). He holds a BS in Business Management (2009), an MBA (2011), and completed a BS in Cyber Security (2016) with a focus on Information Assurance. Kenneth views learning as a lifelong journey, which is continuous and everlasting, as opposed to a destination or pinnacle of achievement.
His father, a disabled military veteran, and mother, a native of Germany, allowed Kenneth to live abroad and travel. He became fluent in German during his youth and remains conversationally fluent today. Stemming from his military upbringing, Kenneth developed an appreciation for diversity, equity, and inclusion, as he is himself an exemplification. He, subsequently, contributes to projects that promote these values, especially those with STEM initiatives.
He is known for having an "old soul,” which he states keeps him grounded and humble, yet remaining confident in his ability to persevere and strive for excellence. Kenneth has developed a commitment to hard work; he appreciates navigating through challenges and emerging wiser, as a result. Kenneth considers himself an optimist and enjoys undertaking projects with high risk-reward.
Kenneth has a passion for technology, sports, and music; each has played a vital role in shaping his life. He also enjoys living an active lifestyle with hobbies that include basketball, mountain biking, hiking, and swimming.