Dave brings over 40 years of IT experience into his role as the Chief Information Security Leader and Director of Information Security and Risk Management at Independence Blue Cross, a southeastern Pennsylvania regional Blue Cross Plan servicing approximately 3.2 million members with annual revenue of $14B. Dave has been with Independence Blue Cross for 30 years and currently leads a multidisciplinary information security team that includes Security Operations, Governance, Risk Management, Compliance, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery. Beyond managing the information security organization, he further chartered the Corporate Security and Privacy Council to increase corporate sponsorship and visibility bringing the information security program to the forefront of the organizations management teams. Dave is an active member of the Pennsylvania Electronic CyberCrimes Task Force, Infragard, ISC2, ISSA, NH-ISAC, and CyberHealth Workgroup. His is a Certified Information Security Systems Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), and Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP).