Deborah is a passionate Information Technology Executive whose career focus has been on the protection and privacy of information and information assets, as well as on technology innovation, education and awareness.

As the current Global Chief Information Security Officer for Delta Air Lines, Deborah brings more than 25 years of cyber security expertise, information technology risk management and data privacy experiences to the aviation sector. As a Board Director for the Aviation Information Sharing and Analysis Center (A-ISAC), Deborah works to organize the sharing of cyber security threat intelligence and best practices with CISOs in the aviation sector around the world, to ensure the safety and security of the computing systems that support aviation.

Deborah has applied her experience and skills in information technology risk management and cybersecurity in building security programs for PNC Bank, Fifth Third Bank, JPMorgan-Chase, Ally Financial, Freddie Mac and currently for Delta Air Lines.

Deborah also serves as an independent Board Member for SERC Reliability Corporation, and sits on the Customer Advisory Boards for Proofpoint Software, Sailpoint and ForcePoint Software companies. Deborah was the 2007 ISE CISO People’s Choice Award winner for CISO of the year.

Deborah holds a CISSP certification and is a graduate of the University of Colorado with a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems Management.

Deborah resides in Atlanta, Georgia with her husband and two of her four children. She enjoys the great outdoors and is an avid gardener and quilter in her spare time.