HID Global names new VP

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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

IRVINE, Calif.—HID Global, a provider of secure identity solutions, today announced Bridget Burke has joined the company as vice president and chief information officer, according to a company statement.

Burke is responsible for HID Global’s business applications, data networking and infrastructure, and customer information programs. She will also serve as chief security officer, a position in which her responsibilities include overseeing the company’s security policy compliance.

Burke has over 25 years of experience defining and implementing customer-focused technology and security initiatives, according to the statement, and she brings a “unique combination of IT and security expertise coupled with her perspective as an HID Global end user customer.”

“Creating the new role of CIO is part of our Genuine HID commitment to enhance the customer experience by driving innovation that aligns our IT and business strategies, streamlines our information systems and extends HID Global’s scalability to address current and future customer requirements,” said Denis Hébert, president and CEO of HID Global, in the statement.

Prior to joining HID Global, Burke held roles as CTO for United Technologies, director of program management at Harvard University, and several senior IT roles at Columbia University. She is the co-founder of Gryphon Software Corporation.  She currently serves as the vice chairman of the Information Technology Security Council of ASIS International.