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Matt Loeb




Concentrations in Sociology and Spanish, Bates College; Boston University


Governance of Enterprise Technology (ISACA), Association Executive (ASAE)

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Matt Loeb, CGEIT, CAE, FASAE, is the CEO of ISACA, a nonprofit, global association focused on governance of enterprise technology. Under Loeb's direction, ISACA released the industry's first vendor-neutral, performance-based cybersecurity certification to accelerate meeting the demands of a rapidly expanding workforce through hands-on experiential learning; launched a series of cybersecurity education events worldwide; and deployed a global advocacy program to increase awareness and support national agendas rooted in applied technology. It also acquired the CMMI Institute to deliver frameworks to support enterprises assessment of technology capabilities that results in assurance and confidence in the technology to foster innovation and improve business performance.

Prior to joining ISACA, Loeb was staff executive for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the executive director of the IEEE Foundation. He led IEEE's foray into digital publishing of its extensive library of research and conference articles used by academic institutions, and extended IEEE's reach globally by expanding operations in Asia, Europe, and Africa. Loeb also initiated a strategic repositioning of the IEEE Foundation to more aggressively develop and fund technology-based humanitarian, social, and engineering scholarship programs. Loeb has also worked for the American Society for Quality, William C. Brown Publishers, International Thomson, and Tandy Corporation.

In addition to his board service at Excelsior, Loeb also serves on the CMMI Board of Managers (Chair), the American Society of Association Executives Board of Directors, and U.S. Council on Competitiveness.

Loeb was recently elected a Fellow of the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) and recognized as one of the top 100 Directors in 2016 by the National Association of Corporate Directors. He is a senior member of IEEE, and a member of ASAE and ISACA.