Adam German

Chief Information Security Officer
State of California Controller's Office

Adam German is the Chief Information Security Officer for the California State Controller’s Office (SCO), where he has over a decade of experience working for the world’s fifth largest economy’s Chief Fiscal Officer. SCO ensures the state government’s monetary resources are independently accounted for and disbursed according to law in a timely manner. As the CISO, Adam works towards protecting taxpayer dollars by promoting transparency through modeling financial integrity and supporting accountability throughout California government. SCO employs approximately 1,600 state workers and is responsible for the accountability and disbursement of the state’s financial resources.

Adam has extensive knowledge in the field of Information Security, and his record of achievements demonstrate his success at leading, managing, and delivering security solutions. He is the current President of the ISACA-Sacramento Chapter. He also teaches ISACA certification courses, participates in multiple local and national security forums, and volunteers his time serving in local information security study groups.