Gerald Beuchelt is the Chief Security Officer for Demandware and responsible for leading the strategy and operations of the development, implementation, and management of the corporate information security governance and management framework. He provides senior-level support for the compliance and privacy programs and is responsible for maintaining SOC2/3 report, Sarbanes-Oxley IT, ISO 27001 certificate, PCI-DSS compliance, HIPAA, and US and EU Privacy compliance. Gerald is the Data Protection officer for Demandware’s German entity and also acts as the NISP Facility Security Officer.
Prior to this position Gerald was a Principal Software Systems Engineer at MITRE. He focused on cyber security, advanced web services, and identity management technology and their application in the context of complex government programs. He architected and implemented the security environment for Air Force programs, focusing on the development and execution of the overall information assurance, including security engineering, configuration management, and certification and accreditation. Gerald also supported modernizing health IT, especially within the S&I Framework initiative of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC). In this role he is was also actively engaged with the identity and privacy management communities. Before MITRE, Gerald worked in several positions at Sun Microsystems, focussing on technical support for regulatory and litigative activities in Europe and the US, industry collaborations, standards development, and strategic research and development.
Gerald is IT Sector Chief for the Boston FBI/Infragard Chapter and served on the Burlington, MA Information Systems Advisory Board.