Rob Carson, Principal & CEO
Rob founded Semper Sec in order to use his expertise and the knowledge of other security professionals to help small and mid-sized businesses gain trust among stakeholders and succeed through security compliance.
With nearly a decade working in information security management, Rob has held positions as Vice President of Operations for InteliSecure, Director of Security at Cherwell Software and Director of Programmatic Services at Celsus Advisory Group. His hands on experience includes personally directed over 300 security projects – 50 concurrently.
In addition to his private sector experience, Rob served in the United States Marine Corps for six years. As a Captain, he built and lead high performing teams resulting in mission accomplishment through risk training and troop welfare. His passion for excellence today was shaped by his time in the Marines where he was taught discipline, persistence and the value of simplifying complex tasks to drive success.
Rob achieved a Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M and a Master of Science from University of Maryland University College. He is a CISSP, CISA, CCSK and PMP. He has spoken at BSides Las Vegas, CyberDallas, CSA Denver, ISACA Chicago and GrrCon.