Senior Director and Cyber Insurance Thought Leader
Aaron Aanenson serves as Cyber Insurance Thought Leader at BitSight, bringing over 19 years
of IT and cybersecurity experience. In this role, he helps underwriting teams and their brokers
produce better outcomes for their clients. Aaron provides thought leadership and
recommendations regarding the role of underwriters, cyber insurers, and those seeking cyber
insurance. He has been working with cyber insurance teams globally since 2017 to develop
underwriting strategies, translate underwriting data into actionable outcomes, and develop
business strategies for chief underwriting officers.
Prior to his role at BitSight, Aaron helped multinational companies identify, understand, and
manage their cyber risks while working at Booz Allen Hamilton, Sungard Availability Services,
and S-RM. His interest in technology started at a young age, leading him to learn C++ and earn
his amateur radio license before starting high school. Aaron graduated college with an honors
degree in Information Assurance from Pace University, designated a National Center of
Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity by the NSA, CISA, DoD, and the FBI.