Penn’s career in cybersecurity spans nearly two decades, with duties ranging from engineering to executive management. Prior to joining the Georgia Institute of Technology, he served as director of information security at the CPA firm KirkpatrickPrice. He spent eight years as a principal consultant at cybersecurity company Trustwave and has also served as CISO at University of Wisconsin–Whitewater.

Currently completing his doctorate in public administration at Valdosta State University, Penn holds a BS in applied biology from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a master’s degree in computer science from Columbus State University.

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