Chris Edmundson

Chris Edmundson has been employed in the information technology arena for over 25 years, working in a wide variety of roles, primarily in the public sector related to administration of K-12 public schools and at higher education institutions. He currently leads the enterprise architecture and application administration for the Middleware, Identity and Access Management efforts at the University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus. He was previously the Information Security Officer at the Colorado Department of Education where he was involved with managing and implementing security practices for approximately 10 years.

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Chris currently holds several GIAC certifications, including the GISP, GSEC, GCFA, GSLC, GCIH, GSNA, GPEN, GMOB, GICSP, and GCCC certifications. He has also obtained certifications in ITILv3 for IT Service Management, TOGAF for Enterprise Architecture, and the CCSK certification from the Cloud Security Alliance.

Additionally, Chris has served as a facilitator at several SANS conferences and presented at numerous conferences & committees such as the Rocky Mountain Oracle Users Group (RMOUG), Oracle Open World, and the Governor's Office of Information Technology (State of Colorado).