HID Global appoints new chief security officer
Bridget Burke has joined HID Global as vice-president and Chief Information Officer (CIO).
Burke is responsible for HID Global’s business applications, data networking and infrastructure and customer information programs. She will also serve as Chief Security Officer (CSO) responsible for overseeing the company’s security policy compliance.
Prior to joining HID, Burke held roles as CTO for United Technologies, director of program management (CIO office/Police Department) at Harvard University, a number of senior IT roles at Columbia University and is the co-founder of Gryphon Software. She presently serves as the vice-chairman of the Information Technology Security Council of ASIS International.
“Creating the new role of CIO is part of our Genuine HID commitment to enhance the customer experience by driving innovation that aligns our IT and business strategies, streamlines our information systems and extends HID Global’s scalability to address current and future customer requirements,” says Denis Hébert, president and CEO of HID Global. “With Bridget’s proven success in leading global IT strategy and programs, her information technology and security leadership will be a great asset for HID Global at this stage of our development and lead us to the next level of growth.”
“Joining HID Global as CIO at this exciting time at the company is an exceptional opportunity,” says Burke. “HID Global has built a solid global reputation as a technology and industry leader in the secure identity industry and is known as a trusted source for innovative products, services and solutions. I am looking forward to being part of this dynamic team as HID Global addresses tremendous opportunities.”
Prior to joining HID Global, Burke held roles as CTO for United Technologies, Director of Program Management (CIO office/Police Department) at Harvard University, a number of senior IT roles at Columbia University and is the co-founder of Gryphon Software Corporation. She presently serves as the Vice Chairman of the Information Technology Security Council of ASIS International.