Tom Ray

Thomas Ray
Title: 
Information Security, IT Operations & Enterprise Services
Organization: 
City of Berkeley
Bio: 

Tom Ray is the inaugural Information Security Manager for the City of Berkeley, establishing the cyber resilience program, roadmap, and operations that address the cyber-risk, scale, and performance needs of Berkeley as a smart city and as one of 100 Resilient Cities worldwide.  Tom is also the IT department's manager of IT infrastructure, operations and enterprise services.

Tom brings to his position over 20 years of practice in senior cybersecurity leadership positions with broad experience and a multidisciplinary understanding of the interface and alignment of business and technology across diverse sectors, including: US Department of Defense; financial services and retail banking; and advising clients in Healthcare, a State, Technology, IIoT Manufacturers, cloud SP companies and multi-cloud solutions, and Legal firms.

An early Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP), Tom is deeply familiar with ‘the what’ and ‘the how’ of achieving organizational, operational, and technical cyber resilience locally, as well as within international settings.