Full Name
David Fortino
Job Title
Director, Strategic Response
Speaker Bio
David Fortino is a seasoned professional with extensive experience in corporate security, business resilience, emergency management and crisis management. Currently serving as the Strategic Response Director at Circle Internet Financial, a leading crypto-fintech company, David is responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive global business resilience program.

Prior to his role at Circle Internet Financial, David held the position of Head of Global Crisis Management at Pratt & Whitney, a subsidiary of Raytheon Technologies Company. During his tenure, he created, from the ground up, a crisis management program to include threat monitoring, mass communication, and travel risk management.

Before his transition to the private sector, David worked at FEMA Region II for over 10 years in a variety of different roles. Most recently as the Regional Continuity Manager, David provided expert advice on business continuity and resiliency to senior leadership and developed and maintained the region's Strategic Continuity 5-Year Program Management Plan.

Additionally, he started his career as a first responder in the Fire Department and Emergency Medical Services, leaving as Chief of Department at Madison Ambulance before transitioning to emergency management.
David Fortino