Chris Perry OSCP, eWPT, GSEC - Principal

Background & Expertise


Chris is a Principal in The Bonadio Group’s Enterprise Risk Management Division.  He has over 18 years of experience in the information technology industry, with an expertise and focus on offensive security.  Well-equipped to hunt and expose vulnerabilities, Chris effectively wields an arsenal of evolving tactics, techniques and procedures.  With this tradecraft, our clients gain valuable insight into real world threats along with actionable advice to strengthen their security posture.   

Prior to joining Bonadio, Chris worked at Impact Venture Group, Inc. as senior penetration tester.  Based in New York and New Zealand, he provided penetration test services to clients in the northern and southern hemispheres.  His work included social engineering campaigns, external, internal and web application testing, red team engagements, vulnerability and exploit research, as well as project management.

Chris also served as Director of Information Technology at a major real estate association where he provided IT strategic planning and leadership for the organization.  He successfully led the transition of the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) database system serving 14 counties to next generation technology which provided service to over 450 offices and 3,000+ real estate professionals.  He designed, implemented and managed a complex computing environment that required effective security controls to protect sensitive information while providing 24/7 access for the staff and members.  Chris also was responsible for the development of the region's leading real estate website,, as well as its relationship with which was at the forefront of real estate listings on the national stage. 

Chris' credentials include Offensive Security Certified Professional (OSCP), eLearnSecurity Web Application Penetration Tester (eWPT), GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), and CompTIA Network+.