Silicon Valley Bank Appoints David Hahn as Chief Security Officer

Company news  |  February 7, 2019

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—February 7, 2019 Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), the bank of the world’s most innovative companies and their investors, today announced the appointment of David Hahn as Chief Security Officer. In this role, Hahn will oversee operations for SVB’s cybersecurity, business continuity and physical security programs. Hahn is based in Santa Clara and reports to CIO Nick Shevelyov.  

“We are excited to welcome David Hahn to lead security operations at SVB,” said Nick Shevelyov, CIO at Silicon Valley Bank. “Hahn’s broad knowledge and dynamic experience in information security operations will be instrumental as we continue to enhance our technology capabilities to support our innovative clients.”

Hahn joins SVB from Hearst Corporation, one of the largest conglomerates in the world, where he led corporate information security and risk as the company’s first chief information security officer. Previously, he led the creation of the cyber fraud program at Intuit. He also spent 23 years in information security at Wells Fargo. 


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