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About the KCGC Team

The Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center (KCGC) at American University aims to promote responsible cybersecurity governance by providing organizational leaders and their designees with thoughtful, practical and well-supported guidance on the cybersecurity issues that are essential to their core stakeholder responsibilities.


Heng Xu Professor KSB - Information Technology

Dr. Heng Xu is a Professor of Information Technology and Analytics in the Kogod School of Business at the American University, where she also serves as the Director of the Kogod Cyber Governance Cente

William DeLone Prof Emeritus

Professor DeLone is a Kogod Eminent Professor of Information Technology. He has served as the Acting Dean, the Senior Associate Dean, Dean of Graduate Programs and Chair of the Department of Informati

Parthiban David Professor KSB - Management

Professor David holds the Collins Chair in Strategy at the Kogod School of Business in American University. He teaches strategic management. His research studies the relationship between corporate gov

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  • Dave Wajsgras, Vice-President, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and President of the Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS), Committee Chair for the Advisory Committee
  • Ben Beeson, Cybersecurity Practice Leader, Lockton
  • John Brady, CISO, FINRA
  • Steve Cooper, Partner, The Strativest Group, LLC
  • Michael Daly, Chief Technology Officer of Cybersecurity and Special Missions (CSM), Raytheon
  • Donna Dodson, Chief Cybersecurity Officer, NIST Liaison to KCGC
  • Renee Forney, CEO of the Forney Group and former Deputy CIO of Cybersecurity and Enterprise Operations at the U.S. Department of Energy
  • Bruce Hoffmeister, Global CIO, Marriott International
  • John Honeycutt, CTO, Discovery Communications
  • Gary LaBranche, President & CEO, National Investor Relations Institute
  • Israel Martinez, President & CEO, Axon Global Services
  • Richard Schroth, Co-Founder and Senior Advisor, Kogod Cybersecurity Governance Center 
  • Hitesh Sheth, CEO, Vectra Networks
  • David Swartz, Vice President & CIO, American University
  • Ralph Szygenda, former CIO, General Motors
  • Clifton Triplett, Executive Director, A.T. Kearney
  • Stuart Tryon, Director of Regulatory, Risk & Compliance, Corporate Audit Services, Fiserv
  • Leif Ulstrup, CEO, Primehook Technology, LLC, former VP & GM Business Services for the Computer Sciences Corporation and Kogod Executive in Residence
  • Greg Vernaci, Head of Cyber, US & Canada, AIG

We partner with a number of public and private entities, including industry sponsors and fellow researchers, to pursue new insights and actionable guidance in the field of cybersecurity governance.

Please reach out directly to our team if you are interested in supporting or collaborating with the Center.


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