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Curtis Coleman

Oklahoma Christian University
Professor, Founding Director of OC's Cybersecurity Center
Curtis Coleman is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science, and Director of Cybersecurity Program, at Oklahoma Christian University. Prior to joining the faculty in 2018, he had a distinguished, 20-year career in cybersecurity. For over 15 years, he led the cybersecurity program at Seagate Technology, a large multi-national digital storage manufacturing company. As Seagate’s CISO, he directed the efforts to implement cybersecurity policies, practices and technology to insure the protection of Seagate’s data and systems. In addition, Professor Coleman shares his cybersecurity knowledge by serving on advisory boards for major corporations including Intel, Oracle, and Salesforce.  He holds multiple cybersecurity certifications including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).   He has and continues to speak at cybersecurity conferences all across the country. He is listed in ExecRank’s “Top 150 Security Executives Rankings” in the United States He is interested in all aspects of cybersecurity, including research in artificial immune systems.

B.S. Microbiology, California State University
M.S. Computer Security & Information Assurance, Norwich University
Ph.D. Candidate, Cybersecurity Management, Nova Southeastern University