Board of Trustees

Clar Rosso, Board of Trustees

Clar Rosso


  • Chief Executive Officer, (ISC)²—The International Information System Security Certification Consortium


  • Master’s in Special Education, San Francisco State University
  • Bachelor’s in Rhetoric and Communications, University of California, Davis

About Clar Rosso

Clar Rosso is chief executive officer of (ISC)², the world’s largest nonprofit membership association of certified cybersecurity professionals.

Previously, Rosso was executive vice president of engagement and learning innovation for the Association of International Certified Professional Accountants (AICPA & CIMA). She led the development and execution of strategy to support global competency development and lifelong learning for the finance and accounting profession. Rosso also led the Association’s business development and channel teams.

Prior to joining AICPA & CIMA, Rosso worked as COO of the California Society of CPAs (CalCPA) and the CalCPA Education Foundation, where she drove membership growth of more than 30 percent and developed and executed a strategic vision to transition the Education Foundation to a digitally focused business model.

Prior to CalCPA, she worked as an educator, magazine writer, and sports reporter.