Dr. Pablo Molina is the assistant vice president and chief information security officer at Drexel University.
He is also an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, where he teaches graduate courses in ethics and technology management, managing information security and Internet governance. He is the Executive Director of the International Applied Ethics and Technology Association. He was the chief information officer at the Association of American Law Schools. He was associate vice president for information technology and campus chief information officer from 2000 until 2012 at Georgetown University. Prior to that, he worked as director of information technology for the University of Pennsylvania, lecturer/director of information systems for Washington University in Saint Louis, and senior lecturer for the University of Missouri in Saint Louis. Before his career in academia, he was MIS manager at the Saint Louis Zoo. Previously, he built a technology company in Madrid, where he also served as editor in chief of computer magazines, authored several books on technology, and taught information technology at the Escuela de Hacienda Publica. Pablo has a Doctorate degree from Georgetown University on the adoption of technology in higher education and an MBA from Saint Louis University. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional, and a Certified Information Privacy Professional. He regularly speaks at conferences on technology, education and policy, e.g., United Nations and USA Internet Governance Forums, International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners, Information Security Forums, Congressional Hispanic Leadership Institute, EDUCAUSE, American Bar Association, American Association of Law Schools, and American Association of Law Libraries. Pablo has served on national higher education committees as member of the Facilities Committee of the ABA Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar Section, chair and member of the EDUCAUSE Evolving Technologies Committee, and member of the EDUCAUSE Professional Development Committee. He serves on the boards of the Electronic Privacy Information Center and the Hispanic Technology Council. He was the recipient of the 2006 CIO Magazine Ones to Watch Award and the Standout Achievement Award as Innovator and was recognized in 2007 as one of the Top 40 Under 40 IT Innovators by ComputerWorld. In his tenure at Georgetown University, he has received 14 national awards and 3 University ones, including Outstanding Faculty Member in 2012. In 2013 and in 2014, he was named a HITEC 100, one of the most influential Hispanics in information technology. He serves on the board of the Electronic Privacy Information Center.
D.L.S., Georgetown University, School of Continuing Studies