Marene Allison




Vice President Information Security & Risk Management, Chief Information Security Officer, Johnson & Johnson

Marene has responsibility for protecting Johnson & Johnson information technology systems and business data worldwide. This includes ensuring that the information security posture of the Company supports business growth objectives, protects public trust in the Johnson & Johnson brand and meets legal/regulatory requirements. Marene is a member of the Compliance committee and presents to the Johnson & Johnson Board of Directors on cybersecurity risk.

Prior to joining Johnson & Johnson, Marene was Chief Security Officer and Vice President for Medco, the largest pharmacy benefit manager in the U.S. Marene was responsible for all aspects of the company’s security, regulatory and compliance including, physical and logical security, executive protection as well as HIPPA, Payment Card Industry, Medicare and prescription fraud and IT controls where she worked on securing the World Cup network in Korea and Japan in 2002. Before joining Avaya, she was Vice President of Loss Prevention and Safety for the Great Atlantic and Pacific Tea Company. Before joining the corporate world, she served as a Special Agent in the FBI working on undercover drug operations in Newark, NJ, and also working on terrorist bombings in San Diego, CA.

Marene has a B.S. degree from The United States Military Academy at West Point and was part of the first class to include women. She has served in the U.S. Army in the Military Police, at Fort Hood, TX, Fort Chaffee, AR and Fort McClellan, AL. She has served on the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services appointed by the Secretary of Defense and the Overseas Security Advisory Committee appointed by the Secretary of State. Marene is a founding member of West Point Women and currently serves on their Board of Directors. She is also on the Board of Directors for H-ISAC (Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center) and ASIS International. Marene is married, has a son, a wonderful daughter-in-law and grandson, and lives in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

This Episode's Co-hosts



Savaria Harris

VP Law, Patient Engagement & Customer Solutions, Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies, Johnson & Johnson



Alexa Beatty

Analyst, Financial Leadership Development Program at Johnson & Johnson



Danielle Berti

Sr. Counsel at Johnson & Johnson



Alicia DeVinney

Key Account Manager - Health Systems at The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson



Laura McFalls

Senior Counsel Business Development at Johnson & Johnson



Meghan Nolan

Group Product Director, Oncology Marketing at The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson



Nishitha Kambhaladinne

Omnichannel Sr. Analyst - Immunology at The Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson & Johnson