VP, Cybersecurity, Target
Jodie Kautt is vice president of cybersecurity at Target. In this role, Kautt leads the Cyber Fusion Center, which integrates threat intelligence, advanced analytics and state-of-the-art technology to detect, deter, investigate and mitigate cyber threats. In addition, she leads product security, data protection, cyber fraud and enterprise incident management for Target.
Kautt is the executive champion for Target’s Technology Services Diversity Action Committee, focused on building a team that values open dialogue, respect, inclusion and diversity. Prior to this role, she was Target’s Senior Director of Information Risk Management.
Kautt joined Target in 2005 from KPMG, where she consulted with a variety of companies.
Kautt earned a Bachelor’s from Minnesota State University in Accounting, with minors in International Business and Business Law, as well as a Master’s from Augsburg University in Business Administration. She is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and an inactive Certified Public Accountant (CPA).