Marc Thompson

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Marc Thompson became a managing partner of ITPG in December 2001. In this role, Marc managed multiple cyber security associations, including (ISC)2 which delivered the very popular CISSP review courses and SCIPP International – focusing on creating and developing a workforce to help combat cyber threats. In 2007, Marc was appointed President of SCIPP International, a leading International Security Awareness Certification organization which works with career development within the DOD community and NIST related compliance initiatives. In 2018, Marc was appointed as the Executive Director at ISSA international.

Marc has spent the last 20 years as a senior executive, working for associations that specialize in training and career development. From 1999-2012, he focused exclusively in the Information Security field, attempting to meet the overwhelming demand for training and certifying the InfoSec professional. Since 2013, Marc has expanded into all areas of credentialing and association growth – helping numerous associations grow their membership through education and certification.

Marc Thompson has a passion and talent for public speaking. He has presented over 50 seminars to Government Organizations and Corporations on topics such as employee development, training, and certification.

Marc has executed many other successful ventures that have complimented his business success. In 1998, he founded, produced, and co-hosted the very popular ABC Radio Show, “Tech-Talk”, heard every Saturday on WMAL. After two years, Marc moved his radio show over to the CBS affiliate, WJFK, where he hosted and produced the popular show, “The Computer Tutor”.

Mr. Thompson is a native of the Washington DC area, and graduated with a Bachelor in Computer Science from Georgetown University. He resides in Germantown MD, with his wife and 3 children.

Specialties: Strategic Marketing, Sales Management, Education Prorgrams : Course development, Course Delivery, Logistics. Infomation Security Industry Expert

ISSA International Events Featuring Marc Thompson

CISO Executive Forums

No appearances at the CISO Executive Forum (so far).

Web Conferences

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