Matt Loeb

Opinions expressed by ICN authors are their own.

Matt Loeb, CGEIT, FASAE, CAE, is the CEO of ISACA, which serves 159,000 professionals with expertise in audit, assurance, security, privacy and risk. Prior to joining ISACA, Loeb was staff executive for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the executive director of the IEEE Foundation. His professional experience includes enterprise strategy, corporate development, global business operations, governance, publishing, sales, marketing, product development and acquisitions functions in a variety of for-profit and nonprofit organizations.

In 2016, Matt named a Fellow of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). He is one of only 251 individuals to receive this recognition since the program’s inception 30 years ago. This industry recognition is bestowed on fewer than 1 percent of those working in the nonprofit industry. He was also selected by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) as one of the top 100 Directors for 2016, and honored for this recognition at NACD’s annual Directorship 100 event in New York City in November.

Matt has been on numerous corporate for-profit and non-profit Boards. He currently serves as board chair of Pittsburgh-based Clearmodel, as a director on the Board of the American Society of Association Executives and the ASAE Foundation, both of which are based in Washington, DC, and as a trustee of Excelsior College located in Albany, NY.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Matt Loeb and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

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