John  Oleniczak

John Oleniczak

Cybersecurity, Privacy & Forensics Operations Leader, PwC US

For over 30 years, John has been helping clients navigate the most pressing challenges facing their businesses at PwC. As managing partner for PwC's U.S. Cybersecurity, Privacy and Forensics practice, he leads operations for over 150 partners and 1,500 specialists that help companies develop business-focused cyber strategies, implement cyber and forensic technology, manage crisis and fraud related incidents, and protect confidential consumer data. John also serves as a member of the U.S. Advisory Extended Leadership Team, where he recommends actions on quality, cybersecurity and forensics strategy matters and new client opportunities for the firm. As a lead PwC partner on a number of large multinational client engagements, John brings clients deep functional expertise in mergers and acquisitions, internal controls, governance matters and cyber business strategy.

John has held various leadership roles throughout his career at PwC. As former managing partner of the Risk Assurance practice, Midwest Region Assurance leader and the firm's U.S. Geography leader, he drove success through strategic planning and operational matters. He has also served as leading partner in the Chicago LBO/private equity practice for the firm's Deals practice. John is a member of The Economic Club of Chicago, the Executives’ Club of Chicago, and a member of the Business Advisory Council for the University of Wisconsin (Milwaukee) Business School.

Education:
M.B.A., J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University
B.B.A., Univeristy of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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