Biography of Leonard Nelson
Leonard Nelson is an Information Technology professional based in Philadelphia. He has worked for Temple University since 2004 in various roles and projects. He is the University Privacy Officer and is part of the Information Security team. The team is responsible for leading the enterprise security architecture, creating awareness of security and privacy across the university and measuring and improving security program effectiveness. Prior to joining Temple University, he has worked on projects for Chambishi Metals, D2 Media and Unisys. Leonard received his Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Messiah College and his Master’s degree in Information Systems from Temple University. He also holds his CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor) and GSLC (GIAC Security Leadership) certification, and is a member of the Information Systems Audit and Control Association, International Association of Privacy Professionals and the Higher Education Chief Privacy Officers.