Senior Managing Director
The McLean Group
Marc Gruzenski, a Senior Managing Director at The McLean Group, has nearly 25 years of in the cyber security, physical security and security risk management sectors. Mr. Gruzenski leads the firm’s Security M&A Practice.
Mr. Gruzenski joins the firm after serving as Director of Global Security Technology and Director of Information Protection at The Walt Disney Company, where he led global teams in protecting people and intellectual property for the most iconic brands in America to include Twenty-First Century Fox, ABC, ESPN and many others. Prior to that Mr. Gruzenski was Chief-Intelligence and Analysis, Global Asset Protection for the world’s largest consulting firm, Accenture, where he led threat intelligence and response operations for 285,000 employees working in 120 countries. He started his professional career serving his country as an officer in the U.S. Army and as a case officer in the Central Intelligence Agency.
Mr. Gruzenski has also remained very active in industry associations, including the Overseas Advisory Council, Defense Security Advisory Council, Security Industry Association, and the Global Security Exchange. He also helped build cross-industry collaboration organizations focused on insider threat and separately on security technology.
Mr. Gruzenski hails from Annapolis, MD and graduated from Hood College in Frederick, MD. When not working, Marc focuses on his most important job as husband to wife Nairi, and father to Aniela (19), Tomas (17), Soren (8) and Lilyana (3).
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