Gary Davis is Chief Consumer Security Evangelist at McAfee. He partners with internal teams to align McAfee’s product development with the needs of consumers which drive meaningful advances in the security that improve people’s lives. Gary also provides security education and awareness to businesses and consumers by distilling complex security and privacy topics into actionable advice.
He is a sought-after speaker on topics and trends in digital security including privacy, the evolving threat landscape, securing the internet of things, the challenges with cryptocurrency, and many more. He has presented at high-profile conferences and events, including CES, Mobile World Congress, SXSW, Silicon Slopes, and the National Association of Broadcasters. He has also delivered digital security topics to major educational institutions including Harvard University and Columbia University.
Gary has appeared on multiple business, security and consumer lifestyle broadcast outlets, including CBS News, CNBC, NBC, ABC, FOX News, ESPN, Bloomberg and WSJ MoneyBeat. He’s also been quoted on CNN and in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Money magazine, Forbes, Entrepreneur, U.S. News and World Report, and Time magazine to name a few. He has also been featured on radio programs in markets across the country.
During his 10-plus years at McAfee, Gary has held leadership roles in the consumer and enterprise divisions, where he has helped shape various product portfolios and strategic direction along with advocating for cybersecurity and privacy education.
Prior to joining McAfee, he held senior management positions for 20-plus years in technology companies. Gary served on the board of directors of the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA).
You can keep up with him by following him on Twitter: @GaryJDavis