Mr. Irving is senior manager of Information Security Services at Southwest Airlines. Southwest Airlines is America's largest low-fare carrier and processes over 100 million credit transactions annually in support of $18B in operating revenue. While Mr. Irving has held various roles in the Technology and Internal Audit groups during his five and a half years at Southwest, he is currently responsible for security standards and compliance, security operations, and strategic security projects. His 20 year professional career includes various leadership roles in technology and technical / financial audit at Comerica Bank, Sabre, American Airlines, Brinker International, Centex Homes, and Southwest Airlines. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Information Systems Auditor. Most importantly, however, he is married to a 5th grade teacher in Plano, TX who has confirmed that he is ‘not smarter than a 5th grader’!