Mark A. Beadles
Chief Information Security Officer, OARnet
Mark Beadles is Information Security Officer for the Ohio Technology Consortium, including OARnet, the Ohio Supercomputer Center, and the OhioLINK Library Network. His charter is to enable secure and trusted access, sharing, and collaboration throughout the educational and research communities in Ohio. Mark's interests and expertise include identity and access management, cybersecurity, and cloud computing. In addition to technology leadership roles in industry, Mark has been active in the Trusted Computing Group, the Distributed Management Task Force, the World Wide Web Consortium, and was chairman of the Network Access Requirements working group in the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). He holds several patents in the field of network management, and is a veteran of the US Army Signal Corps.