Ken Haertling

Las Vegas, NV

Ken Haertling is the Senior Vice President of Global Cyber Security for the Las Vegas Sands Corporation (LVSC) headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada. LVSC generates annual revenue over $12B and features integrated resorts across many global regions including The Venetian|Palazzo Resorts in Las Vegas and resorts in Macau, Singapore, and Pennsylvania.

Prior to assuming his role at the LVSC, Ken worked over 16 years in the telecommunications industry both in the US and Canada. While serving as Vice President for Level 3 Communications, he designed and built a 100-person cybersecurity team in a startup environment featuring revenues over $6B per year. After building Level 3 Communications cyber security team, Ken served as Vice President and Chief Security Officer for TELUS, a telecommunications company located in Canada. TELUS services 12 million customers and with over $12B in annual revenue. While at TELUS, Ken built and led a world-class 200-person cybersecurity team.

Ken began his career in the US Air Force, culminating in a senior leadership role in the Air Force Computer Emergency Response Team (ACERT). At the AFCERT Ken was responsible for creating a 40-person cybersecurity team that was tasked with handling incident response across 140 sites worldwide.