Mike Townley is a seasoned CIO, CISO and entrepreneur with over 25 years of broad experience in the field. Townley’s hands-on technical experience has spanned across multiple disciplines to management and leadership roles on global teams. He has deep knowledge and experience in a wide variety of areas, including strategic planning and operations, cybersecurity, risk management, regulatory compliance, enterprise process improvement, project and change management, global enterprise applications (ERP, CRM, data analytics), IT infrastructure, IT service management, cloud services and mobility. Townley has significant industry experience in the life sciences (CRO and laboratory), health care and government services verticals and knows how to deliver effective technology and process solutions in highly regulated environments. This includes deep experience in 21 CFR Part 11, Computer Systems Validation, GCP/GMP, HIPAA, FISMA/NIST, GDPR, and EU-US Privacy Shield.
Townley earned his Bachelor of Science in computer and information science from the University of Maryland University College and holds Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and ITIL Version 3 Expert certifications.