Tim Wenzel

Program Manager, Special Security Projects


Tim Wenzel leads the Global Security Special Projects program at Facebook.  In this role, he focuses on managing the privacy risk to Facebook’s Intellectual Property globally.

Over the years, he has become a builder of boutique security programs which creatively manage risk while demonstrating business value.

Some of his latest projects include:

  • Building global security risk management programs
  • Engineering value into boutique security programs for Fortune 500 clients
  • R&D Program Manager for unique security technology and methods
  • Post Benghazi Training Design for the Diplomatic Security Service, US Dept. of State
  • Protective Strategist for Domestic Violence Education & Intervention

Tim attributes his success in the industry to his problem-solving skills, which stem from his background in healthcare.  By properly identifying the root causes of risk, Tim and his teams provide clarity to the business and vision to security strategy.

Tim is also a frequent speaker at events such as ISC West and ASIS GSX.


Networking Breakfast & Presentation: Leveraging the Risk in Your Career

Presented by Tim Wenzel at 8:00 AM on Friday, August 16th.

Risk management is the actual deliverable of any security program, although this truth is not always recognized universally. In this session, Facebook's Tim Wenzel will explain how to understand the strategic value of your job function or project, which creates an understanding of your purpose and how it aligns with the organization's mission and goals.…

The Future Security Leader

Presented by Tim Wenzel, Jon Harris, Brittany Galli at 1:45 PM on Friday, July 31st.

The landscape of the security industry is changing, which will require companies and their leadership to adjust their approaches to talent acquisition, personnel development and how company cultures are managed. As young professionals ascend in the workplace and cultivate their careers, they must do so with an understanding on what top companies are seeking and…