About the Speaker
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    Michael Anderson
    CISO, Dallas Independent School District

    Michael Anderson is an accomplished corporate executive, entrepreneur, and business consultant. In January 2022, he was named BUiLT 2021 Speaker of the Year! With over 25 years of IT Management experience, he applies innovative methods to leverage his expertise for extraordinary outcomes. His specialties are risk management, cybersecurity, compliance, and infrastructure. Michael instructs security practitioners across the U.S. on how to align cybersecurity frameworks with the organization's strategic plan. He currently serves as CISO at Dallas ISD and Adjunct Professor at Collin College. Michael has a master's degree in Information Systems and Technology Management from Capella University with numerous certifications. When Michael isn't evangelizing, he enjoys spending time with his family, mindfulness coaching, and making music.