George McCloskey is the SVP of Risk and Safety at Impossible Foods and leads the Enterprise Risk Management, Business Continuity & Resilience, Global Security, and Environmental Health and Safety teams.
Prior to Impossible Foods, George was the Chief Security Officer at Stripe, Inc. helping to build economic infrastructure for the internet. Prior to Stripe, George was the Chief Security Officer and Head of Trust and Safety at Square, Inc., a global payments and financial services company located in San Francisco, CA.
Before Square, George was the Chief Security Officer at Pixar Animation Studios in Emeryville, California. Pixar’s culture helped develop the values of trust, creativity, and collaboration that have become a roadmap for leadership and program development in building high functioning teams that serve and provide value to the organization.
George has also had a distinguished law enforcement career, having served a combined 26 years at the local and federal level. He is a graduate of the FBI National Executive Academy, and serves various organizations in conservation and philanthropy.
George is a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) through ASIS International and a member of the International Security Management Association (ISMA) where he serves on the Board of Directors and as Treasurer of the Executive Committee. He is also a Certified Business Continuity Professional (CBCP) and a graduate of St. Mary’s College of California.