#099 – Fredrick Lee (Flee): Security Should Be Lovable
Fredrick "Flee" Lee is the Chief Security Officer at Gusto, where he leads information and physical security strategies including consumer protection, compliance, governance, and risk.
Before Gusto, Lee spent more than 15 years leading global information security and privacy efforts at large financial services companies and technology startups, most recently as Square's Head of Information Security. He previously held senior security and privacy roles at Bank of America, NetSuite, and Twilio. Lee was born and raised in Mississippi and holds a bachelor's degree in computer engineering from the University of Oklahoma.
In this episode, we discuss COVID response, three-dimensional communications, security as an enabler, integrating security and engineering teams, the information security skills shortage, diversity and inclusion in cybersecurity, his early mentors, and so much more.