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David Cass

IBM Cloud & SaaS Chief Information Security Officer & Global Partner Cloud Security Professional Services

Who am I?

Proven business leader, change agent and subject matter expert in the Information Security, Risk and Resiliency field offering years of senior management experience with an emphasis on building and strengthening Risk Assessment & Management and IT Security for Fortune 500 companies.

In-depth risk management expertise (IT and operational risk, as well as credit and market risk) – developed, implemented and/or overhauled global risk management policies and processes. Co-led Wharton School of Business team that developed intellectual property in the field of Resiliency for the financial sector. Background includes international business experience and knowledge of international compliance regulations. Serves as a SME on IBM, AWS and Azure cloud security and compliance.

Chairperson of IBM's Cloud Compliance Advisory Board for Banking & Financial Services. Leader of digital transformation projects for several large financial institutions that have included the development of Cloud & Cloud Security strategy, international regulatory compliance, enablement of blockchain and AI.


David has a MSE from the University of Pennsylvania, and a MBA from MIT.  He is also a frequent speaker at high profile industry conferences, and serves on the Board of Directors for a public corporation.  In addition, David is a member of the editorial board for The Journal of Law & Cyber Warfare



  • Global Enterprise Technology Operations & Leadership

  • Enterprise IT Security & Governance

  • Talent Retention and Team Building

  • Cloud Security & Engineering

  • Operational and IT Risk Management

  • International Financial Services - Banking, FinTech, Blockchain, RegTech, and AI

  • Trusted advisor to corporate boards

  • Mergers & Acquisitions

  • Editorial Board member and contributor for

  • Global Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery

  • Regulatory compliance including AML, HIPAA, PCI, GLBA, and SOX

  • High Frequency Trading Systems

  • Data classification and management

  • Incident Response & eDiscovery

  • Public Speaking & Media Relations

  • Frequent speaker at high profile events

  • Published Author

  • Board Member for a public corporation

  • Board of Trustees member for Lebanon Valley College

  • Board of Directors for UCLAx Silicon Beach Innovation Lab

Professional Certifications

David in Media

Cybersecurity for the Gaming Industry
IT Security One2One Summit Podcasts

Listen To David's Podcast on Cybersecurity at Security Current

Global CISO David Cass Discusses the Proliferating Attack Surface Being Created by Internet of Things Devices. - David Cass
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