Michael Addo-Yobo - BDO Dallas

Michael Addo-Yobo

Managing Director


BDO Dallas Office



Executive Summary

Michael Addo-Yobo has 27 years of professional experience in the information technology (IT) and IT risk management space, spanning enterprises of various sizes, cultures, and strategic targets across multiple industry groups around the world. 

At BDO, he leads a suite of offerings focused on the needs of Chief Information Security Officers and Technology Risk Executives at large. Michael supervises a diverse team of professionals, and oversees various initiatives tied to cybersecurity, IT governance, IT risk management and compliance, business continuity, and disaster recovery.

Michael has authored several articles and developed thought leadership material in the enterprise IT governance, information risk, compliance, and cybersecurity space, as well as business continuity and disaster recovery. He has been a frequent speaker at multiple conferences and seminars across North America on variety of technology risk related topics, emerging trends and innovation.

He maintains strong knowledge of multiple industry standards, frameworks, and mandates such as International Organization for Standardization (ISO), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Computer Security Act (CSA), Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), Health Information Trust Alliance (HITRUST), payment card industry (PCI), Control Objectives for Information and Related Technologies (COBIT), and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL).

Professional Affiliations

Disaster Recovery Institute International
Information Systems Audit and Control Association
Information Technology Governance Institute
Information Technology Service Management Foundation
International Association of Privacy Professionals
Project Management Institute


M.B.A., Athabasca University
B.Sc., Computer science and Mathematics, University of Ghana

Community Involvement

Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce