Yonesy Nunez

Yonesy Nunez

CISO, Jack Henry & Associates

About Yonesy Nunez

Yonesy Núñez is the Chief Information Security Officer of Jack Henry & Associates (Jack Henry). In this role, he is responsible for ensuring effective business and information security alignment. Together with his team, he promotes and inculcates innovative information security risk management with the aim to protect the company’s data, client information, and associated assets. Prior to joining Jack Henry, Núñez was the Cybersecurity Technology Executive for Commercial, Corporate and Investment Banking, Wealth & Investment Management, and International Relations at Wells Fargo.

Earlier in his career, he was the Group Information Security Officer for Citi’s Corporate Center Businesses where he helped promote business objectives by aligning information security risk management as a business differentiator. Núñez was also the Practice Leader for PwC’s Philly Metro IT Risk & Security Assurance Practice; Chief Information Security Officer at The New School; and Chief Information Security Officer at Pall Corporation, where he introduced the first holistic global information security, IT governance, and compliance programs.

He is the Risk Management Committee Chair and serves on the Board of Trustees for the Darrow School; STEM Advisory Board member for Mercy College; Strategic Advisory Board member for the International Consortium of Minority Cybersecurity Professionals (ICMCP); and President Emeritus and co-founder of the Long Island, New York Infragard Chapter.

Núñez holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Computer Information Systems from Manhattan College in New York, a Master of Science in Information Systems Engineering from The New York University Tandon School of Engineering, and a doctorate in Computing from Pace University. In addition, he holds numerous industry certifications including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT (CGEIT).

Núñez has also been recognized on the Hispanic IT Executives Council’s Top 100 Most Influential Hispanic Leaders in Technology list. He currently resides in Allentown, Pennsylvania with his wife, son, and daughter.