SVP, Deputy CSO, Mastercard
Michael Lashlee is senior vice president, deputy chief security officer for Mastercard. In this role, he is responsible for Security Event Management, Facility Security, Global Regional Security, Intelligence, Emergency Management and Business Continuity, Forensics and Executive Protection. He sits on the Advisory Board of the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators (IAFCI) and the Strategic Advisory Committee for the Global Cyber Alliance (GCA). Mr. Lashlee joined Mastercard in 2016 after a 25-year career with the United States Secret Service (USSS.) Mr. Lashlee was a Special Agent and supervisor on the protective details for Presidents Clinton, George W. Bush and Obama and was the supervisor for the Counter Assault Team (CAT), providing dynamic tactical support for the President. His last two postings were as Special Agent in Charge of the Forensic Services Division and the Technical Security Division, with responsibility for all technical protective countermeasures at the White House and other USSS protected facilities. Mr. Lashlee has worked and traveled in over 90 countries, and was posted as the attaché to the U.S. Embassy - Paris, overseeing USSS protective operations, financial fraud and cybercrimes investigations in Western Europe, Russia and parts of Africa. Mr. Lashlee led the USSS investigation into the attempted assassination of President George W. Bush in T’bilisi, Georgia in 2005.