A case study from Game Changers
Dr. Pablo Molina is the Assistant VP and Chief Information Security Officer at Drexel University. He is also Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University, where he teaches graduate courses in ethics and technology management, information security, technology governance, and innovation. He is the Executive Director of the International Applied Ethics and Technology Association. He was Chief Information Officer at the Association of American Law Schools from 2014 to 2017, and Chief Information Officer at Southern Connecticut State University in 2013 and 2014. He was Associate Vice President for Information Technology and campus Chief information Officer from 2000 until 2012 at Georgetown University. Prior to that, he worked as Director of Information Technology at the University of Pennsylvania, Lecturer/Director of Information Systems at Washington University in Saint Louis, and Senior Lecturer at the University of Missouri in Saint Louis. Before his career in academia, he was MIS Manager at the Saint Louis Zoo. Previously, he built a technology company in Madrid, where he also served as editor in chief of computer magazines, authored several books on technology, and taught information technology at the Escuela de Hacienda Publica. Pablo has a doctorate degree from Georgetown University on the adoption of technology in education and an MBA from Saint Louis University. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional and a Certified Information Privacy Professional. He regularly speaks at conferences on technology, education and policy, e.g., United Nations and USA Internet Governance Forums, International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, Information Security Forums, Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute, EDUCAUSE, American Bar Association, American Association of Law Schools, and American Association of Law Libraries. Pablo has served on national higher education committees as member of the Facilities Committee of the ABA Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Section, chair and member of the EDUCAUSE Evolving Technologies Committee, and member of the EDUCAUSE Professional Development Committee. He serves on the boards of the Electronic Privacy Information Center and United States Chess Center. He was the recipient of the 2006 CIO Magazine Ones to Watch Award and the Standout Achievement Award as Innovator and was recognized in 2007 as one of the Top 40 Under 40 IT Innovators by ComputerWorld. In his tenure at Georgetown University, he has received 14 national awards and 3 University ones, including Outstanding Faculty Member in 2012. In 2013 and again in 2014, he was named a HITEC 100, one of the most influential Hispanics in information technology. In 2015, he gave the TEDx Talk Viva La Revolucion... en la Educacion and published Protecting Data Privacy in Education, in the book Privacy in the Modern Age: The Search for Solutions.
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HEISC Governance, Risk, and Compliance Working Group
Professional Development Committee
Evolving Technologies Committee