Oracle appointed Mary Ann Davidson as CSO in December 2001. Davidson is responsible for Oracle product security, corporate infrastructure security and security policies, as well as security evaluations, assessments and incident handling. She represents Oracle on the Board of Directors of the Information Technology Information Security Analysis Center (IT-ISAC) and is on the editorial review board of the Secure Business Quarterly. Prior to joining Oracle in 1988, Ms. Davidson served as a commissioned officer in the US Navy Civil Engineer Corps. While in the Navy, she was awarded the Navy Achievement Medal. Davidson has a BSME from the University of Virginia and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.