Mark D. Gianturco, a nationally recognized technologist with over 30 years of industry experience, is the Chief Technology Officer of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.
His responsibilities at NCMEC include technology strategy development and execution, and management of all technology. This includes software engineering, cloud, infrastructure, helpdesk and support. He also collaborates with NCMEC technology partners. These partners work with NCMEC engineers to develop and deploy novel technology solutions, to support the mission.
Prior to joining NCMEC, Gianturco served as the CTO for multiple software development corporations. Gianturco has also been responsible for creating and building corporate technology subsidiaries, and leading the architecture, design and implementation of multiple software products within those organizations.
Gianturco is a regular speaker on emerging technologies, and has served as an adjunct faculty member at George Mason University. In addition to speaking engagements, and being published on several software engineering topics, he is qualified as a court appointed expert in software plagiarism, computer forensics, electronic discovery issues, and software engineering.
Gianturco holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the College of William and Mary, as well as a Master’s in Information Systems and a Ph.D. in Information Technology from GMU.