DeWayne Hixson

Company: Bass Pro

DeWayne serves as the CISO of Bass Pro; Leveraging 20+ years of experience in the technology and retail industry, he leads their Cyber Security, Fraud, and Investigations organizations.   Prior to joining Bass Pro in 2022, DeWayne held various retail, engineering, and leadership roles at Walmart. He started his career as a cashier in the Weatherford Ok store and worked his way up through the ranks to become the Director of Global Cyber Security responsible for the security footprint across Walmart’s Asia, Latin America, Europe, and Africa Regions. DeWayne holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Engineering from SW Oklahoma State University.