Erik Heidt is a Research Director on the Gartner for Technical Professionals Security and Risk Management Strategies team. While Mr. Heidt has more than 20 years of IT industry experience, since 2004 he has focused on information security and risk management. His research focus areas include cloud security, cryptography, IT risk management and IT GRC.
In his 11 years with Fifth Third bank, Mr. Heidt progressed through a number of information security and risk management roles. These included managing the Information Security Architecture team, developing the information security and risk management programs at a major subsidiary, and leading the IT Risk Management organization.