Henry Bell leads ScottMadden’s cybersecurity practice and is responsible for shaping cybersecurity strategy and delivering operational improvements across diverse industries, including energy, healthcare, entertainment, manufacturing, and consumer packaged goods. A trusted advisor, Bell collaborates closely with senior executives, providing expert guidance on risk mitigation strategies to fortify enterprises and regulated environments. In addition to spearheading the firm's cybersecurity practice area, he serves as the system enablement practice lead, overseeing and championing excellence within the consulting community.
Bell is a recognized thought leader in security operating models and has authored numerous works on the subject, spanning cybersecurity strategy, operating models, risk management, security metrics, and various related topics. With over a decade of dedicated service to ScottMadden's clients, Bell's consultancy primarily involves building continuously evolving security organizations. He works to effectively identify and mitigate risks throughout client organizations while harmoniously aligning these efforts with overarching enterprise objectives.
Prior to joining ScottMadden, Bell served in the United States Army as a civil affairs team leader. In this role, he led civil-military operations, infrastructure assessments, and improvements during multiple overseas combat and non-combat deployments. Beyond his professional commitments, Bell is committed to community service and actively contributes to the cultural enrichment of his local area. He serves on the board of a prominent local organization dedicated to supporting the Austin Symphony while volunteering with a community initiative designed to foster connections between children and families with the natural world.
Bell is a Partner at ScottMadden. He holds MBA degree from Emory University's Goizueta Business School and a Bachelor of Science from Vanderbilt University.