Bryan Weisbard, Director and Head of Online Safety Operations at Twitter, has been appointed to the Rutgers University Big Data Advisory Board. Weisbard is an expert in Online and Cyber Security, Trust & Safety, Digital Privacy, Corporate Security, and Risk Management. He is recognized for leveraging technological innovation to solve security challenges. In his Board capacity, Weisbard will advise industry professionals on how best to solve cyber security, machine learning, privacy, online safety, and data analytics challenges.
Weisbard served in the United States Intelligence Community for several years in a variety of national security roles, both in Washington D.C. and around the world. Currently, Weisbard serves as Director and Head of Online Safety Operations at Twitter (@BryanW) where he ensures that the millions of users on the platform have a safe environment for online conversation. In addition, he leads security investigations and analytical functions globally.
Weisbard brings a wealth of experience in advising organizations on privacy, digital safety, and security matters. He is a member of Business Executives for National Security, the Pacific Council on International Policy, and a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations. Weisbard also holds leadership positions in ASIS International's Chief Security Officer Center for Leadership as a member of both the Advisory Board and the Membership Committee.
Weisbard received an MBA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from the University of Miami, and a Certificate in Forensic Accounting from Georgetown University. Weisbard is a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE).
Follow @BryanW on Twitter to hear more about Weisbard’s thoughts on security and privacy.
[Submitted by Bryan Weisbard]