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Thomas Smith


Associate Vice President for Information Protection and Intellectual Property Management

Professional Background:

  • Chief Information Security Officer, New York State Office of Information Technology Services (2013-2014)
  • Director, New York State Office of Cyber Security (2010-2013)
  • Assistant Deputy Director and Counsel, New York State Office of Cyber Security and Critical Infrastructure Coordination (2007-2010).
  • Supervising Attorney, New York State Office for Technology (2000-2007)
  • Associate Attorney, New York State Office of the State Comptroller (1986-2000)
  • Senior Attorney, New York State Department of State (1982-1986)
Education:
  • Juris Doctor, Albany Law School of Union University, 1982
  • Bachelor of Arts, cum laude, Dartmouth College, 1979
Bar Admissions:
  • New York State Bar,1983
  • United States District Court, Northern District of New York,1983
Professional Affiliations:
  • Albany County Bar Association
Selected Presentations:
  • Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Privacy & Cybersecurity Law: Advising the C-Suite on Critical Issues in Our Information Society (2013)
  • New York State Bar Association, Public Utility Law Institute XI, Applicability of FOIL to Information Collected from Broadband Service Providers (2009)