Patrick J. Doliny, MBA, Lt. Col. USMC (Ret.)
Patrick J. Doliny served honorably in the United States Marine Corp retiring at the rank of Leutenat Colonel. In the military, as in business, Mr. Doliny rose quickly through the ranks. He received the highest commendation having served with the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO). Mr. Doliny was awarded the Meritorious Service Citation and the Commander's Medal and the Prestegious Navy Cross among others. He serves as the Chief Information Officer for one of South Florida’s only HBCU – Florida Memorial University, where he is responsible for the strategic direction of the university’s IT initiative Mr. Doliny has worked in the Middle East and Africa region as a Chief Technology Officer with responsibilities for the external outreach and engagement with technology policy elites, leading academics and government decision makers with the objective of enabling the creation, or maintenance, of a technology policy environment which supports the subsidiary's or country growth objectives. Prior to moving to the Middle East, Mr. Doliny was the Chief Information Officer for the Broward County Sheriff’s Office (the US largest fully accredited sheriff’s office) where he oversaw the design, implementation and maintenance of computer systems and emergency telephone equipment for more than 6,700 users servicing the citizens of Broward County. He was also responsible for BSO’s Cyber Security Initiatives with both Department of Homeland Security - Region 7 and Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
A major influencer and leader in the technology and cybersecurity arena, Mr. Doliny has held numerous key technology positions such as Vice President of Technology for Microsoft Corporation and was the lead technologist until his appointment as CIO for the Broward Sheriff’s Office. A graduate of Florida International University, Mr. Doliny received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Management. He then went on to achieve his Master’s in Business Administration (MBA in e-Business) from the University of Miami, where he focused in technology management. Mr. Doliny is also an active student with ABD status at Walden University where he is pursuing a doctoral degree in Information Technology Management.
Mr. Doliny’s community activity has included The Institute of Management Accounting, The CIO Council of South Florida as well as many Digital Divide initiatives. Mr. Doliny has sat on various local and community boards and worked closely with Internet Crimes Against Children (ICAC). He has created a social network called "Be Safe Online." Mr. Doliny makes himself available for public speaking engagements on Internet safety and IT security in law enforcement and the public sector in general.
Certifications: CMA (Certified Management of Accounting)
CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker)
CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)
CCNE (Certified Cisco Network Engineer)
CSP (Certified Security Professional)
"NSA Certified ICT Trainer - IT Strategist, ICT Security, Intrusion Detection and Cloud Forensics Services" Member of the IACIS®