Carlo Spada
Global Director IT Audit

Carlo Spada is an international CIO/CISO/CTO with +20 years of managerial and technical hands-on experience and expertise in business, information technologies, security programs, policies, regulations, compliance, and security operations. A successful record in developing and leading corporate IT and information security programs for global organizations. Advisory Board Member, committed transformation agent, translator between business and technology & security, cross-functional strategic and tactical approach ensuring enterprise security initiatives.

Carlo is currently Global Director IT audit at EssilorLuxottica a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of ophthalmic lenses, frames and sunglasses including the legendary Ray-Ban and Oakley, lens technology brands including Varilux and Transitions, and world-class retail brands including Sunglass Hut and LensCrafters as well. In 2020, EssilorLuxottica had over 140,000 employees and consolidated revenues of Euro 14.4 billion.

Carlo holds a Master’s Degree in Business Sciences and several professional certifications, including C-CISO. He also has extensive knowledge and experience of ISO27k, Digital Transformation, Change Management, and Compliancy. He previously worked in several industries in different companies such as Packared Bell / Nec, Wolters Kluwer, Iddink, Monuta and Trivento.