David Lam

Partner at Miller Kaplan; former CIO and CISO

For almost 40 years, split nearly evenly between Information Security and Information Technology, David has been managing information for small and medium businesses including custom software development, systems management, and information security. As a former Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), David brings a holistic, highly integrated, and deeply disciplined view of information management to his work. He provides his clients with information security management support while helping them achieve optimal usage of their technologies.

David’s experience extends to information technology, information security, and physical security. He honed his craft at a nonprofit, in the corporate realm, at a university, and as a consultant. He is a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt from ASQ and has also achieved ITIL Foundations, CNE, MCSE, CCNA, CCDA and Network+ certifications. David excels at bringing these disparate disciplines together into a coherent and efficient practice for his clients.

An award-winning CIO and lead of the firm’s Information Security group, David has written many articles on information security management, as well as co-authored a book about how to better communicate effectively. He has taught multiple college extension classes and presented at numerous conferences on technology, information security and physical security, as well.

Outside of work, he facilitates an Information Security Strategic Mastermind group and sits on the steering committee for the Leading Edge Alliance (LEA) Information Security Collaboration Group.