Dr. Gianturco, a nationally recognized technologist with over 30 years of industry experience, is the Chief Technology Officer of the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children. In this role, he is responsible for creating and executing a forward looking technology strategy for the organization. This strategy is designed to position NCMEC at the leading edge of technology, utilizing novel tools and technologies to enable the center to maximize mission effectiveness.
In addition to technology strategy, his responsibilities at NCMEC include evaluation and oversight of all technology efforts, including software engineering, cloud, infrastructure, helpdesk and support. He also collaborates with NCMEC technology partners. These partners work with NCMEC engineers to develop and deploy technology solutions to assist the center in finding lost children and eliminating exploitation.
Prior to joining NCMEC, Gianturco served as the CTO for multiple software development corporations, including two leaders in the life sciences analytics space. Gianturco has also been responsible for creating and building corporate technology subsidiaries, and leading the architecture, design and implementation of multiple software products within those organizations.
Dr. Gianturco is a regular speaker on emerging technologies, and has served as an adjunct faculty member at George Mason University. In addition to speaking engagements, and being regularly published in the software engineering field, he is qualified as a court appointed expert in software plagiarism, computer forensics, electronic discovery issues, and software development.
Gianturco holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the College of William and Mary, as well as a Master’s in Information Systems and a Ph.D. in Information Technology from GMU.
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