Mark has over 30+ years of diverse experience in IT Compliance, and Information Security. His experiences includes: directing all aspects of information security for 3 Fortune 500 Companies; managing and implementing compliance-driven IT controls such as SOX, PCI, and HIPPA for Pitney Bowes, GE Treasury, and Stanley Black & Decker. Additionally, he is starting his 31st year as a Professor in the Software Engineering department at Fairfield University. Mark is currently the CISO for ASSA ABLOY – Americas Division where he is responsible for all areas of Information Security for North, Central, and South America. Mark is on the Board of Directors for the Connecticut Chapter of Infragard where he has been President for the past 3 years. Mark is also a proud of veteran of the US Army where he earned the Army Commendation for Outstanding Service. He is also a veteran of the US Coast Guard where he attended the US Coast Guard Academy.