Webinar: A CISO’s Road to Google at Schnucks

May 18, 2018 12:00 PM CT


Schnucks, a large food retailer with 100+ grocery stores and more than 14,000 teammates across the midwest, moved to G Suite for its security, efficiency and collaboration. 

In this webinar, Joey Smith, CISO at Schnucks, will walk through why Schnucks decided to "go Google," the deployment strategy that spanned five states and 100+ stores, and lessons learned when managing such a huge organizational change. 

Attend this webinar to learn:

  • Who Schnucks is
  • Maturing InfoSec at the retailer
  • Why Google (G Suite) was brought to the table
  • Deployment strategy for G Suite
  • Change management process and lessons learned
  • What's next for Google & Schnucks


Joey Smith

VP and Chief Information Security Officer | Schnucks

Joey Smith (CISSP, EnCE) joined Schnuck Markets as the Chief Information Security Officer in January 2014 and is responsible for enhancing the security program of the company. Since joining, Smith has created and implemented a new comprehensive risk based security strategy for the company. This has included bringing in the people, processes, and technologies needed to maintain a mature security posture. In October 2017, Smith’s role was expanded to oversee the Network Engineering, Cloud Strategy, Cameras, Alarms and PC Support teams. His experience as a CISO have afforded him the opportunity to be a speaker at a variety of security conferences around the country.  

In 2015, Smith received the “Rising Star Award” from the Security Advisor Alliance recognizing him as an up and coming security leader who displays creativity, leadership and the sense of corporate citizenship necessary to handle the complex and challenging role of being a leading security executive. Additionally, in 2014 Smith was an honored recipient of the Southeast Missouri State University “Young Alumni Merit Award” and lead the College of Science, Technology, and Agriculture, including the University's first Cyber Security graduate’s, into the graduation ceremony.  

Previous to Schnucks, Smith worked for MasterCard Worldwide running the technology company’s incident response program. From 2008 – 2012, he was the primary investigator and incident manager for MasterCard’s global incident response team. In 2012, he joined the MasterCard Account Data Compromise team. In this role he was responsible for fraud investigations and worked closely with merchants, issuers, acquirers and other payment card brands to issue fraud alerts and respond to global breach events. He was also part of the PCI Security Standards Council responsible for reviewing the work of the various PCI forensic investigation companies to ensure the work being performed met the quality standards of the PCI Council.