|Chief Information Security Officer, Johns Hopkins Medicine
Mr. Lacey is the Chief Information Security Officer for Johns Hopkins and the Executive Director of the
Johns Hopkins University Information Security Institute. Mr. Lacey is also a Board Member of
Chesapeake Innovation Center, the NSA-supported incubator for Homeland Security technology startups.
He has worked in the technology sector, as a developer, attorney, consultant and executive. His primary
interest areas are intellectual property, software patents and the development of secure information
Throughout his career, Mr. Lacey has served in a number of executive and technical roles at early stage
non-profit and for-profit entities. For example, he helped establish an information systems program for
Yonok College in Thailand for traditional students and for women at risk of HIV/AIDS, and was
Executive Director of Tarrant County ACCESS, the first non-profit in Texas established to serve the
information technology needs of homeless, mental health and HIV/AIDS related organizations. He also
served as chief technology officer and developer for two e-commerce software companies.
He is a frequent speaker on the role of information security in protecting medical privacy for at-risk
populations, specifically for individuals with HIV/AIDS or mental illness. Mr. Lacey has a degree in logic
and philosophy from Baylor University and a law degree from Harvard University.