Founder, Bernard Global, LLC; Former executive Vice President of Global Protection Services, Sony Pictures
Stevan (Steve) Bernard’s diverse career has spanned fifty years, working and living in over fifty countries, serving in leadership roles in both government and the private sector. Most recently, Bernard founded and launched Bernard Global, LLC. The scope of their services includes advising senior-management on all facets of global protection services; an emphasis on cybersecurity; creating and conducting awareness programs; executive recruiting and development; partnering with the FBI and Department of State to enhance awareness and build trust.
During the past sixteen years, Bernard was an Executive Vice President with Sony Pictures Entertainment, having responsibility for all facets of global protection, including investigations and forensics, information security, physical security, BCP, environment, medical, major events and executive protection, employee health and safety.
Prior to this, Steve worked in key leadership roles in high-tech, energy and law-enforcement. He also served in the U.S. Army, which included a tour in Vietnam, where he was awarded the Bronze Star. Steve is a Certified Fraud Examiner, has a Bachelor's of Science degree in Criminal Justice, an Associate in Arts degree in Psychology, and is a graduate of the FBI National Academy.