IDI appoints industry veteran Jeff Dell as chief information officer

idiIDI, Inc. of Boca Raton, FL announced on September 15 the appointment of Jeff Dell, an executive with over 20 years of IT and information security experience, as chief information officer. Dell previously served as the company’s VP of information security. In his role, Dell will lead IT and security teams in executing the company’s strategic initiatives and supporting the company’s innovative solutions.

Before joining IDI in 2015, Dell was the founder and CEO of Activeworx, Inc., a leader in information security data analytics, which was acquired by Tripwire, Inc. Previously, he served as chief information security officer for information solutions providers TLO (acquired by TransUnion) and Seisint (acquired by Reed Elsevier’s LexisNexis). Prior to that, Dell was an instructor for SANS, a leading information security training organization, where he taught hacking techniques and packet analysis.

Derek Dubner, CEO of IDI, Inc. stated, “Jeff has demonstrated his expertise in information security and his appointment as CIO is well deserved. Jeff’s extensive knowledge and experience in many aspects of information security, including leading roles at TLO and Seisint, make him uniquely qualified for this position and he will continue to be a tremendous asset to the team.”

“I am very excited to accept this position with the company,” commented Dell. “We are building some of the best technologies and products that I have seen and I look forward to what the future holds.”

A published author, Dell has travelled the world speaking about information security. He holds a B.S. in business from Arizona State University and has achieved the GCIA and CISSP in addition to numerous other certifications.

Source: IDI, Inc.