Karl Kispert

Managing Director, MGO Technology Group

Karl Kispert is the Managing Director, MGO Technology Group, LLC. Karl has over 30 years of experience in, managing and delivering cyber and information risk management, internal audit, regulatory and compliance programs, information security and technology / IT risk management projects across many industry verticals for both domestic and international clients.

Prior to joining Macias, Gini and O’Connell (MGO) Karl was the Principal of Cyber and Information Security at a large regional firm. He was also formerly a Chief Information Security Officer and has spent the last 19 years in the consulting and services industry. During Karl’s career, he spent four years as a federal agent supporting the US Department of Defense within the information and physical security arena and nine years working with the US Intelligence Community.

Karl has helped design and sustain strong information and cybersecurity programs for many of the nation’s most critical decision makers.

Karl has taken Senior Leadership Management Training Courses at Kellogg School of Management and is a Ziglar Legacy Certified Trainer. He has written and spoken on the subject of cyber and information and security, enterprise risk management and regulatory compliance at both the local and national levels and has been the host of many webinars on the subject of cyber security, information security, technology risk and business risk intelligence. Karl is a supporter of No Barriers USA.