As Chief Information Security Officer at Princeton University, David Sherry is responsible for developing university policy and strategy regarding matters of information security. He plays a critical role in addressing the larger institutional issues of security policy and practice, data governance, risk assessment and business continuity, as well as the compliance requirements that span the university.
Prior to Princeton, Mr. Sherry worked as CISO at Brown University, as vice president for enterprise identity and access management at Citizens Bank, and as manager of information technology with the United States Postal Service.
Mr. Sherry sits on a number of committees that fall under the EDUCAUSE Higher Education Information Security Council. He shares his vast knowledge of information security as a presenter at conferences, as a guest lecturer at several New England institutions, and as a contributor to publications, such as Information Security Magazine, Security Currents, and SearchSecurity.
Mr. Sherry earned a bachelor’s degree in business management from Providence College and an MBA in management science from Northeastern University. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).