David Cass

David Cass

Vice President/CISO & Cloud Security Competency Leader


He has global responsibility for all aspects of cloud security practices, processes, and policies across the IBM Security Services Unit. Mr. Cass serves as a regulatory SME and an Executive Steering committee member for IBM’s International Banking Customers. David is an active contributor on Cloud Compliance and Security for financial services, and works closely with U.S., and International Regulators.

Previously served as the CISO for Elsevier. Where he lead a global organization of experienced legal, risk and security professionals. David has extensive experience in IT security, risk assessment, risk management, business continuity and disaster recovery, developing security policies and procedures. He has played a key role in leading and building corporate risk & governance and information security organizations in the financial sector.

David has a MSE from the University of Pennsylvania, an MBA from MIT, and is on the editorial board for The Journal of Law & Cyber Warfare.