LeeAnn LeClerc

Chief Information Security & Technology Officer
Department : Information Technology

Welcome to the fortress of cybersecurity expertise, where LeeAnn LeClerc, CISSP and the Information Security & Architecture team stand as the vigilant guardians of our digital landscape. As WPI’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), LeeAnn brings a wealth of experience and a strategic vision to fortify WPI against the evolving landscape of cyber threats.

A seasoned cybersecurity professional with a career spanning more than 20 years in Information Technology including networking, infrastructure and cybersecurity, Leeann has dedicated her expertise to the art and science of securing information in the digital age. With a rich background in cybersecurity strategy, risk management, and compliance, LeeAnn and her team are the foundation in the defense against cyber adversaries.

In the role of CISO, LeeAnn provides visionary leadership, steering our institution through the complex terrain of digital security. With a comprehensive understanding of the unique challenges faced by higher education, crafting and implementing strategies that go beyond compliance, ensuring a robust and resilient cybersecurity posture.

LeeAnn is not just a guardian of data; she is a fervent advocate for cybersecurity education and awareness. Committed to empowering our employees and students, LeeAnn instills a culture of vigilance, equipping our community with the knowledge to navigate the digital landscape securely.

A firm believer in the strength of collaboration, LeeAnn fosters an environment where cybersecurity is a shared responsibility. Through open communication, knowledge-sharing, and collaborative initiatives, she unites our institution as a cohesive force against cyber threats.

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