Dr. Fred Kwong has been in the information security and technology field for the past 20 years working in the education, financial, telecommunication, healthcare, and insurance sectors. He is an award-winning thought leader in security and currently works at DeVry University where he serves as the VP and Chief Information Security Officer. Before leading the security program at DeVry, he was the CISO at Delta Dental Plans Association. He is a member of several advisory boards and is a frequent speaker at national security forums on cyber security and information technology and is often asked to consult on matters of security and leadership.
Fred also serves as an adjunct faculty member at Roosevelt and Benedictine Universities. He received both his Bachelor of Arts, in psychology and professional communications, and Master of Business Administration, in management information systems, from Roosevelt University, and he holds his Doctorate, in organization development, from Benedictine University. Fred has earned several certifications including the CISSP, CISA, CISM, CDPE, PCIP, PMP and ITILv3f.