2020 – David B. Cross ‘96

David Cross

David is the senior vice president and chief information security officer for Oracle SaaS Cloud Security, an engineering and operations organization. Previously, David was the engineering director of the Public Cloud Security Platform in the Google Security and Privacy organization, and his preceding 18 years were spent with Microsoft in numerous security platform, cloud, product and engineering leadership roles. David holds a BS in Computer Information Systems from Chapman University as well as an MBA with a Management Information Systems concentration from City University. He is a longtime advocate of security application and technology, stemming back to his U.S. military service. In addition, David has been a longtime security IP innovator with more than 30 patents as well as a contributing author on many white papers and industry books regarding security and public key infrastructure.