As the Assistant Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Duquesne University, Tom oversees a comprehensive, unified information (cyber) security program for Duquesne University that includes detection, prevention, incident response, and cyber security awareness. He is also responsible for Identity and Access Management and Data Governance. Tom is also an Adjunct Professor of Cybersecurity in the McAnulty College of Liberal Arts. Tom has been featured in Network World, Inside Higher Education, University Business, and Mighty Guides for his work in Higher Education Cloud Computing. He has spoken at conferences nationally and regionally on topics ranging from leadership, cloud computing, information security, customs support, project management and service management. Tom is a member of the governing board of the Greater Pittsburgh CISO Group. He also is serving on the 2019 EDUCAUSE Security Professionals Conference. Tom previously served as co-chair of the EDUCAUSE ECAR Cloud Computing Working Group. Tom has also been a member of the Internet2 Cloud Services Working Group(CSWG) and also the ECAR Cloud Total Cost of Ownership(TCO) Working Group. Tom served several years as the co-lead of the EDUCAUSE Cloud Computing Constituent Group. He has also been serving for the last 5 years on the Greater Pittsburgh CIO and Executive IT Summit Advisory Board and the Evanta Pittsburgh CIO and CISO Governing Board. Tom is an alumnus of the 2009 Leading Change/Frye Leadership Institute and the 2006 Educause Institute Leadership Program. Tom completed a Master's of Science in Communications and Information Systems from Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He also hold's Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from Robert Morris University with dual-majors in Accounting and Management Information System.