Eddie Borrero
VP & CISO

Company: Blue Shield California

Eddie Borrero is Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer at Blue Shield of California, a nonprofit health plan with $21 billion in annual revenue serving 4.6 million members in the state’s commercial, individual, and government markets. Borrero drives Blue Shield’s IT security strategy to enable the growth and digital transformation of Blue Shield of California, maintain and build trust amongst our consumers, and accelerate a secure shift to a digital business model. With a strong focus on integrating security controls through a “DevSecOps” strategy of automation and development integration, he leads the organization in proactively identifying and mitigating information security risks to their business.

In addition, he is a core leader in Blue Shield’s corporate executive Diversity Council as well as the internal Hispanic and Veterans Groups. In his community, Borrero is committed to being a role model by supporting Hispanics and veterans in pursuing careers in technology.

He understands highly structured and regulated cultures as well as more dynamic and innovative cultures. He has held roles in Engineering, Sales Support, Product Development, IT and Operations within Financial Services, Entertainment, Professional Services, Biotech, Healthcare and Gas and Power companies, including Intuit, Robert Half, Pacific Gas & Electric, Electronic Arts, Workday, Amgen, and Blue Shield of California. His experience as a leader in a variety of industries gives him a unique perspective as a business leader and in partnering with corporate boards.