Lance Kaneshiro

Port of Los Angeles

Chief Information Officer

As Chief Information Officer at the Port of Los Angeles, Lance Kaneshiro is responsible for the Port’s computing, networking/telecom, and cybersecurity services. The goals include improving operations through the leveraging of information technologies and enabling the Port’s digitization strategies.

Kaneshiro’s professional affiliations include ChainPORT, which includes leading ports from around the world, for which he serves as the Co-Chair for the Cyber Resilience working group and actively participates in the CIO and digitalization working groups. He is also a former Chair for the IT Committee of the American Association of Port Authorities.

Kaneshiro earned an MBA degree from the Anderson School at UCLA and MS and BS engineering degrees from the University of Southern California. He is a licensed professional engineer, a certified project management professional (PMP), and a certified information systems security professional (CISSP).

Sessions With Lance Kaneshiro

Friday, 25 June

  • 03:55pm - 04:40pm (CET) / 25/jun/2021 01:55 pm - 25/jun/2021 02:40 pm


    IAPH Technical - Ten Ways to Make your Port Cyberproof


    With many recent high-profile cyberattacks on numerous ports and their communities, how can ports become more proactive rather than reactive to this ever-increasing threat to business continuity? In this session, you will obtain insight into best practices by some of the world's most advanced and secure ports ahead of the publishing of the IAPH cyber security guideline for ports being prepared for IMO consultation at their Maritime Security Committee