Business Development Manager
Dan Bissmeyer entered the U.S. Marines directly from high school where he served 12 years in the intelligence field. Within intelligence, Bissmeyer was a senior analyst, counterintelligence specialist and an intelligence instructor in a wide variety of global locations. Following the Marines, Bissmeyer worked for General Electric in Cincinnati, OH as an IT systems administrator, IT project manager and CIO for the Americas. After 7 years in IT, Bissmeyer changed careers within GE and became the senior manager for International and Government Security. After 12 years at GE, Bissmeyer moved to Tucson, AZ to be the director of Global Security for Raytheon Missile Systems. At Raytheon, Bissmeyer led an organization of 300+ security professionals responsible for physical security, counterintelligence, executive protection, international security, industrial security, special programs, information assurance, business continuity/crisis management and investigations. Bissmeyer left Raytheon in 2016 and returned to OH as the chief security officer (CSO) for Huntington National Bank. As CSO, Bissmeyer was charged with a complete overhaul of the existing organization as well as implementing new technologies to establish Huntington’s security program as best-in-class for the financial industry. Among Bissmeyer ‘s new initiatives were insider threat program, business continuity and crisis management program, workplace violence program, safety program, executive protection program and the introduction of new technologies in all areas. Bissmeyer lives in Cincinnati, OH with his wife and 4 boys. Bissmeyer enjoys coaching youth lacrosse and mentoring rising security professionals around the world. Bissmeyer has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management and an MBA and is active in numerous security industry groups where he frequently presents on insider threat and evolving security technologies and trends.