Andrew J. Hacker
Hacker is a futurist, information technology executive, and
Andrew is a bleeding edge technology enthusiast and evangelist. He is the owner of Prominent Ventures, LLC a company dedicated to finding new ways to cross-pollinate cutting-edge Internet technologies and finding new ways to solve old problems. Currently the company is working with a record label dedicated to providing the highest quality high resolution audio recordings using Sony’s Direct Stream Digital and next generation delivery technologies.
Andrew is also an avid futurist and Singularitarian and has been following the movement for several years now and attempts to incorporate these concepts into all aspects of personal and business life. He is a volunteer at the Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence.
He has worked for large Information Technology thought leaders and service providers such as Verizon Business, AT&T, VeriSign, and is currently Deputy Chief Information Security Officer for the Governor’s Executive Offices of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Throughout his career, he has authored insightful editorials appearing in publications such as Network World, Business Communications Review, LAN Times, Data Communications, Processor Magazine, and the Green Sheet.
Andrew graduated from Rutgers University College of Engineering with a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering. He is a member of ISC2 and holds both a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification and an Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP) certification.
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