Cybersecurity series E02: Vulnerabilities around Mergers and Acquisitions with John McSweeney, McKesson

,  | July 17 2020 | John Petherbridge

Welcome to the second episode in our very special Cybersecurity series of the Alldus podcast, the show where we break down the hype and explore the impact that Artificial Intelligence and Cybersecurity are making on our everyday lives.

Powered by Alldus International, our goal is to share with you the insights of technologists and data science enthusiasts to showcase the excellent work that is being done within AI and Cybersecurity across the globe.

Today’s guest is John McSweeney, Director of Active Defense at McKesson Europe. John is an experienced leader with a demonstrated history of excellence in multiple sectors. He is skilled in Digital Strategy, Analytical Skills, Computer Forensics, Cyber Intelligence and Incident Response Management. John is a strong communicator, professional and ethical leader with superb negotiation skills and above-average business acumen with natural client focus. 

Currently ranked 7th on the FORTUNE 500, McKesson are a global healthcare services and medical supply company dedicated to delivering better care. They support the entire healthcare system, including pharmacies, hospitals, health systems, biotech and life sciences companies, speciality care and oncology practices, physician offices, surgery centers, and long-term care and home health facilities. McKesson delivers pharmaceutical products, medical supplies and business services to each of these groups to create a world of better health.

In the show, John will tell you about:

His background working in the Cybersecurity industry 

Why he is passionate about working in this sector 

Transitioning from a technical role into leadership 

Vulnerabilities around Mergers and Acquisitions

New trends he is seeing emerging in the field

Advice to those looking for a career in Cybersecurity

To find out more about John and his exciting work at McKesson, check out the website www.mckesson.com or check them out on Twitter @McKesson. You can also connect with John on Linkedin

What did you make of John’s podcast? Where do you see the future of Cybersecurity and AI heading in the next few years? We would love to hear your thoughts on this episode, so please leave a comment below.

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