Gerald is the Chief Information Security Officer/Vice President for LogMeIn responsible for the overall security, compliance, and technical privacy of LogMeIn’s products and corporate assets. Previously Gerald served as the Chief Security Officer for Demandware, was a Principal Software Systems Engineer at MITRE, and was the chief information security architect for the US Air Force Air Operation Center (AOC) Modernization program, focusing on the development and implementation of the overall information assurance, including security engineering, configuration management, and certification and accreditation. Gerald is one of the original authors of the hData specifications at HL7 and the OMG. technology leaders.
Gerald has delivered many successful presentations at major industry conferences, including Gartner Summits, JavaOne, Microsoft TechEd, Microsoft PDC, and the XML Conference. He submitted various invention disclosures to the Sun Patent Office and contributed to numerous field and engineering education summits. He also authored and co-authored various competitive white papers on Active Directory and other identity management solutions.
Gerald is the recipient of numerous awards, including the 2011 MITRE Program Recognition Award of Distinction for his work on “Enabling Healthcare Transformation”, sponsored by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). In 2005 he received the Sun Microsystems Chairman’s Award for Innovation.
He holds a Master of Science/Diploma in Theoretical Physics in 1997 from the Universität zu Köln (Cologne University, Germany). Gerald is also serving as a voluntary member of the Information Systems Advisory Board for the Town of Burlington, MA, and is an elected member of Burlington’s Town Meeting.