Hoxhunt Appoints Petri Kuivala as Chief Information Security Officer Advisor
June 2023 by Marc Jacob
Hoxhunt announced the appointment of Petri Kuivala as Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) Advisor. As CISO Advisor, Kuivala will work closely with the CISOs and security teams of current and prospective customers to understand their human-centered security vulnerabilities and help devise risk mitigation strategies. He will also play a pivotal role in product innovation, ensuring that Hoxhunt continues to deliver cutting-edge behavior change technology.
With over 25 years of experience, Kuivala has worked at the forefront of cybersecurity. Most recently, he was Vice President of General IT and User Experience at NXP Semiconductors, a world leader in secure connectivity solutions for embedded applications. Prior to this role, Kuivala was a long-time security executive at Nokia, serving as the company’s CISO and CSO throughout his tenure of more than a decade. At Nokia, he helped form a streamlined and co-operative security management structure among product security, IT-security, product safety and corporate security. Following this, Kuivala was Senior Director of Global Security at Microsoft.
Currently, Kuivala is also a member of the Board of Directors at FIBRES Online, a company delivering trend and foresight technology, and Privaon Oy, a Finnish software and consultancy company specializing in privacy and data protection. In addition, Kuivala is a part of the Board of Advisors at LAAVAT, a security company for IoT manufacturing and Board of Advisors at Cybexer Technologies, a security company for providing Cyber Range services.