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Lynne Chernow

Former SVP and Chief of IT Staff, HBO

A technology leader with more than 25 years of experience in information technology, Lynne serves as a strategic consultant to CIOs and CISOs in the NYC area.
Lynne is currently working with Information Security leaders at Fordham University, leading their Security Awareness program, maturing their IT Risk Management strategies, and developing roadmaps and action plans to strengthen the University’s cybersecurity posture.

Previously, Lynne was IT Chief of Staff for HBO, guiding all aspects of running the media company’s IT department, including IT Business Strategy, Organizational Design, and Portfolio Management and Budgeting. As SVP of Software Engineering, she developed and managed teams building transformative applications across the media supply chain in support of new avenues of content distribution including HBO GO, HBO On Demand, iTunes, Xbox, and Amazon domestically and in international markets.

Lynne was named a National Fellow of the Betsy Magness Leadership Institute. She volunteers with many organizations, with a focus on facilitating underserved women’s entry into technology careers.


  • Application Rationalization
  • Business Continuity Planning & Disaster Recovery
  • Information and CyberSecurity
  • IT Governance
  • IT Operations and Management
  • Organization and Change Management
  • Risk & Compliance
  • Sourcing Strategy & Execution

Functional Expertise - Lynne Chernow

  • Fordham University
  • HBO
  • NYC Board of Education