Jerry has over 22 years of IT experience, including 16 years in the information security industry.  Jerry lives in the Atlanta area with his wife and two children.

Jerry presently leads a global internal security strategy team for the services business inside a large international IT corporation.  Previously, Jerry was a director of information technology at Internet Security Systems.

Jerry is passionate about improving the state of information security.  He founded the Defensive Security Podcast in 2012 and continues to record weekly episodes with his co-host, Andrew Kalat.  The podcast analyzes recent information security news to identify key lessons learned to help listeners improve their defensive posture.

Jerry is also interested in behavioral economics, risk and statistics, and writes about the intersection of these three areas with information security on his blog.