As Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Webroot, Gary advises executive leadership on protecting critical information resources and oversees enterprise cyber security strategy. As CISO, his mission includes creating a “risk aware” culture that places high value on securing and protecting customer information entrusted to Webroot. Gary is a proven cyber security professional, his previous information security roles include multiple CISO, Deputy Director of IT and Senior Network Architect roles for the City of San Diego, the U.S. Navy (Active Duty) and as a U.S. Federal Government employee. Gary is involved in the cyber security and technology start-up communities in San Diego, he serves as a member of the EvoNexus Selection Committee where he reviews and mentors Cyber Security and Internet of Things startups, he is a member of the board of directors for the Cyber Center of Excellence, and a member of the board of directors for Infragard. Gary holds numerous professional certifications including: CISSP, CISA, and CRISC, and holds a Bachelor of Science in Information Systems Management from University of Maryland University College & Masters in Business Administration from San Diego State University.