Scott Schafer, SMS Advisors

Scott Schafer

Immediate Past Chair

Security Industry Association (SIA)

Scott Schafer is the immediate past chair of the Board of Directors of the Security Industry Association (SIA). He is an experienced senior executive with strong experience in general management, sales management, marketing management, and service management in medium and large technology companies, including Arecont Vision, Pelco/Schneider Electric, Reynolds & Reynolds, and NCR/AT&T where he had revenue responsibility to $1 billion and managed organizations of 2,400 associates. Schafer served on executive management committees of his firms making strategic, policy, and operating decisions.  He currently provides strategic business consulting services as the principal of SMS Advisors and serves on advisory boards of security technology firms.


The SNG Conversation: Cybersecurity & the Healthcare Supply Chain

Thursday, October 28th

Join McKesson Corp.’s Global CISO Michael McNeil for insights into the global supply chain for healthcare and pharmaceutical products, plus gain insights into how one global CISO thinks about topics like the cybersecurity of operational technology, the rapid increase in IoT devices on corporation networks, the protection of legacy systems, and the future for zero trust, authentication and more. This conversational interview will be facilitated by SIA Cybersecurity Advisory Board Chair Min Kyriannis (CEO, Amyna Systems) and SIA Immediate Past Board Chair Scott Schafer (SMS Advisors).