About Chris Schreiber

Christian Schreiber, CISM, PMP

Christian “Chris” Schreiber is a higher education cybersecurity strategist and executive coach with over 20 years of experience supporting institutions of all sizes. His prior roles included serving as CISO at the University of Chicago, the University of Arizona, and University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.

Besides university leadership roles, Chris Schreiber’s experience includes supporting many higher education clients while working for international technology companies.

  • At SunGard Higher Education (now Ellucian), he built new managed security services used by dozens of colleges and universities.
  • More recently, he helped universities around the world transform their information security operations as a cybersecurity strategist with FireEye (now Trellix and Mandiant).

This varied experience in campus and industry leadership roles has given him a deep understanding of how to improve information security at higher education institutions.

Chris has a Masters Certificate in Project Management from University of Wisconsin – Madison and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Central Michigan University. He also holds multiple professional certifications, including Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) and Project Management Professional (PMP).

A frequent speaker and sought after subject matter expert, you can often find Chris attending and presenting at higher education and cybersecurity events around the country

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