Al brings over twenty five years of business and technology experience to the Firestorm team.
As the chief information risk and security officer for multiple public corporations, Al compiled an exemplary track record addressing risk management challenges across a wide range of industries. His comprehensive understanding of the benefits, challenges and strategic considerations for governance, risk and compliance programs has helped companies avoid catastrophic costs while eliminating unproductive risk management investment.
Before joining Firestorm, Al was the Chief Information Risk Officer for The First American Corporation, an $8 billion, Fortune-250, multi-national title insurance, real estate and financial services corporation. He has extensive international proficiency in the Americas, Europe, India and Asia-Pacific.
Kirkpatrick held chief information security officer positions at two large, technologically advanced corporations. He has also held various technology management positions, including the management of fossil and nuclear power plant information systems for the nation's largest investor-owned utility company.