About Michael Gioia

Michael Gioia is an information security leader with over 18 years of experience delivering security solutions across several industries. He has served as an officer in the United States Air Force and worked in higher education, the Department of Defense, retail food services, and security consulting. He has performed most of his information security work within higher education, currently, as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Babson College and formerly as the Information Security Officer (ISO) at Eastern Illinois University, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, and Bentley University. He retains various professional certifications that include a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Certified Data Privacy Solutions Engineer (CDPSE) from ISACA, Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) from ISC2, GIAC Security Leadership Certification (GSLC) from SANS, and Payment Card Industry Professional (PCIP) from the PCI Security Standards Council.