He had a long career with IBM covering both technical assignments and corporate management, including overseas postings and responsibilities in Asia and Latin America. Afterwards he served as president of the Washington Consulting Group, where he had direct oversight for the performance of major consulting contracts for the U.S. Federal Government.
He is a member of the Department of Homeland Security’s DPIAC - Cybersecurity Subcommittee; and a founding Board Member of the Center for Internet Security.
An electrical engineer and mathematician by training, he holds a PhD degree from MIT. The author/editor of 6 books and over 200 technical and management publications, he has held faculty appointments at MIT, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and the University of Maryland. As founder and president of the Computer Ethics Institute, he authored the “Ten Commandments of Computer Ethics,” one of the most used and publicized canons of cyberethics.