The New CISO Podcast - Episode 46 | Exabeam

The New CISO Podcast Episode 46: Why Great Teams Need “Lifelong Learners”


You may have heard the saying, “when you assume you make an ..,” well we won’t finish the rest, but you get the point. On this awesome episode, Steve speaks with Matt King, CISO at Belcan, about how he learned not to make assumptions about people’s capabilities and why he believes lifelong learners make for great team members.

Analyzing Your Team’s Strengths

Matt shares how he learned the hard way that before you delegate, you have to understand a person’s hard AND soft skills, and not just what you see ‘on paper’.

Matt and Steve also tackle topics like:

  • Your first steps as a new leader
  • Overcoming the challenges of leadership early on
  • Pairing team members with the tasks they’re best suited to
  • Bridging the gap between the technical and business element of the job, before you make the shift

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More about Matt King

Matt King is an accomplished and results driven leader, with over 20 years of experience in security, technology and operational support. Utilizing methods, concepts, and principles for security and infrastructure strategies, he has proven results in leading the implementation and maturity of security programs and enterprise level solutions. He is highly successful in demonstrating the ability to deliver best-in-class solutions that meet both business, customer, and board of director’s needs, through a highly-collaborative, team-based approach. He is a strategic, forward thinker, with focus on both the larger scale and the details. As VP of Global IT Security for Belcan, an Engineering, Manufacturing, and Technology Services company, Matt is responsible for all IT Security across the US, Europe, and India.

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