Deb Fitzgerald

Senior VP, Chief Information Security Officer


As Deltek's Information Security Officer (CISO), Deb Fitzgerald is responsible for developing and implementing the security vision for Deltek worldwide.

Deb is a skilled executive with more than 25 years of experience delivering world-class technology portfolios that drive innovation for companies. Prior to becoming CISO, she was Deltek’s CIO for 10 years. Before joining Deltek, she was Vice President of Information Technologies at VeriSign, a leading provider of Internet infrastructure services. While at VeriSign, Deb implemented value-driven portfolio management processes for both MIS and Corporate IT portfolios. In addition, she also built and managed VeriSign's Product Development Shared Services organization, which supported the global Product Development team. Before VeriSign, Deb was the Director of Professional Services at Artesia Technologies – a leader in enterprise Digital Asset Management solutions, and a Managing Consultant at James Martin & Co. – a global process consultancy and solutions delivery firm.

Deb is a graduate of Alma College in Alma, Michigan, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and Business and currently serves on the board of trustees. In 2014, Deb was a named a finalist for the Women in Technology Leadership Awards and in 2015 she was named one of the Trending 40 CIOs in the Washington, D.C. region by Bisnow Ventures. Deb was also the driving force behind Deltek’s inclusion in the Top 100 CIO awards by CIO Magazine.

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