Jerry Archer

Chief Security Officer, Sallie Mae

As CISO of a major financial services company, Jerry Archer’s responsibilities include securing and protecting all of the organizations systems and offerings, and for security initiatives across the company. Jerry has more than 30 years of experience in private industry and government agencies, including Intuit, Visa and the CIA. He is a Founder and Board Member of the Cloud Security Alliance; a Fellow at the Ponemon Institute, the premier consumer privacy research institute; a member of the Advisory Board, George Mason University International Cyber Center; on the Security Innovation Network Showcase steering committee; and a member of numerous industry and corporate advisory boards. Archer was also named the 2011 North American Information Security Executive of the Year.