Scott M. Kannry is the Chief Executive Officer of Axio Global. Axio is a cyber risk-engineering firm that helps organizations implement more comprehensive cyber risk management based on an approach that harmonizes cybersecurity technology/controls and cyber risk transfer.
Scott is the architect of Axio’s 4-quadrant cyber loss impact taxonomy and the methodology for evaluating and stress testing insurance portfolios, a process designed specifically to better align overall cyber exposure with insurability. This approach was the first to codify the reality that cyber predicated losses can trigger numerous lines of insurance coverage.
Previously, Mr. Kannry worked at Aon PLC, the world’s largest commercial insurance brokerage firm, where he established and led the eastern region professional and cyber solutions team. While at Aon, he specialized in advising firms on emerging cyber exposures and designing customized risk transfer solutions. Mr. Kannry worked with firms in all sectors but focused on critical infrastructure industries including energy, utility, and transportation.
Scott is a frequent speaker at industry events, contributor to insurance publications and has been recognized as a Business Insurance Magazine “Top 40 under 40,” broker, Risk and Insurance Magazine “Power Broker” and industry Rising Star by Reactions magazine. He received Bachelor of Science and Bachelor of Arts degrees from Case Western Reserve University, a JD from Northwestern Law School and a MBA from the Kellogg School of Management. Scott is also the author of a turnaround and sports management MBA teaching case on the Chicago Blackhawks.