Professional Vita

Long version

Gerald is the Chief Information Security Officer/Vice President for LogMeIn responsible for the overall security, compliance, and technical privacy of LogMeIn’s products and corporate assets. 

Prior to this position, Gerald was the Chief Security Officer for Demandware and accountable for leading the development, implementation, and management of the corporate information security governance and management framework. He was responsible for the security posture of the entire corporation and lead the technical compliance and privacy efforts. In this role he was the Data Protection Officer for the Demandware GmbH, a German subentry. 

Before, Gerald was a Principal Software Systems Engineer at MITRE. He focused on cyber security, advanced web services, and identity management technology and their application in the context of complex government programs. He was the chief information security architect for the US Air Force Air Operation Center (AOC) Modernization program, focusing on the development and implementation of the overall information assurance, including security engineering, configuration management, and certification and accreditation.He also supported modernizing health IT, especially within the S&I Framework initiative of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC). Gerald is one of the original authors of the hData specifications at HL7 and the OMG. 

Gerald held multiple roles within Sun Microsystems from 1997 through 2009 where he was working on the development of new Microsoft interoperability technologies across Sun’s software product portfolio. He also worked lead the interoperability research efforts on Microsoft platform and application interoperability, providing essential information to Sun’s legal department and the executive management group.From 1997 to 2000 Gerald worked for Sun Microsystems Deutschland (Germany) in a per-sales role, serving major customer in finance, manufacturing, and other industries.

Gerald is also serving as a voluntary member of the Information Systems Advisory Board for the Town of Burlington, MA and is an elected member of Burlington’s Town Meeting. He holds a Master of Science/Diplom in Theoretical Physics in 1997 from the Universität zu Köln (Cologne University, Germany).