Vantage Data Centers, a global provider of hyperscale data center campuses, announced the appointment of Gregory Thompson Jr. to its global leadership team as chief information security officer (CISO).
Thompson will lead the strategy to further strengthen Vantage’s cybersecurity posture to secure data as the company continues to scale internationally, including building a model for security threat responses, creating business continuity plans, and developing and maintaining state-of-the-art security architecture portfolio wide.
Thompson most recently served as the global vice president of physical security and cybersecurity at Vantage. Prior to joining Vantage, Thompson was a security manager at General Dynamics Corporation where he oversaw the organizational security efforts for more than 400 employees.
Earlier in his career, he held several roles at the FBI, including acting associate chief security officer, where he demonstrated his commitment to risk reduction by implementing enhanced security measures and risk assessments.