Davi Ottenheimer

IANS Faculty

    Davi is Security Architect at Inrupt, Inc., a company that supports Solid, a web decentralization project founded by the inventor of the World Wide Web, Tim Berners-Lee. He is also the Founder and President of flying penguin LLC, an information security consulting firm that focuses on risk mitigation and incident response solutions. Additionally, he serves as a Visiting Lecturer at St Pölten University of Applied Sciences (Fachhochschule St Pölten) in Austria, an Affiliate for the Policy Innovation Lab of Tomorrow (PILOT) at Penn State University, as well as an Advisory Board Member at Cyral, Anjuana Security, and Accenture. Davi has helped serve customer data protection needs across many industries including data storage and management, software, investment, banking, international retail, as well as higher education, healthcare and aerospace.

    • Cloud Security
    • Big Data
    • Artificial Intelligence
    • Internet of Things (IoT)
    • Digital Ethics

    Achievements & Contributions

    • Author of Realities of Securing Big Data(2020)
    • Co-author of Securing the Virtual Environment: How to Defend the Enterprise Against Attack(2012)
    • Established the RSA Conference Excellence in Humanitarian Service Award
    • Former Board Member for the Payment Card Industry Security Alliance and the Silicon Valley chapters of ISACA and OWASP
    • Former VP of Trust and Digital Ethics at MongoDB, a database for cloud-based application development
    • Former Global Manager of Communications Security at Barclays Global Investors (now Black Rock)
    • Former Senior Director of Trust at EMC
    • Led the redesign and launch of http://security.yahoo.comwhile serving as Dedicated Paranoid
    • Founder and Chairman of the Board at poetry.org

    Certifications & Credentials

    • MSc, International History –The London School of Economics and Political Science
    • BA, Philosophy & Political Science –Macalester College
    • CISSP – (ISC)2
    • CISM – ISACA