Holtzman, David H. 1956-

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Holtzman, David H. 1956-


Born 1956; children: five. Education: University of Maryland, B.S.; University of Pittsburgh, B.A.; graduated from Defense Language Institute (with honors).


Home—Herndon, VA; Prince Edward Island, Canada.


Security expert, technologist, actvist, and writer. GlobalPOV (technology company), founder and president. Has served as chief technology officer at Network Solutions (domain name registration company); cryptographic analyst, Russian linguist, and submariner with U.S. Naval security group; intelligence analyst at Defense Special Missile and Astronautics Center; chief scientist at IBM's Internet Information Technology group; senior analyst for Booz-Allen & Hamilton; founder, chief executive officer, and chairman of Opion (venture-backed start-up company), 2000-2001; security advisor to the presidential campaign of Wesley Clark; advisor and consultant on marketing strategy for high-tech companies. Board member of several nonprofit organizations, including Forum-21 and the Herndon Foundation for the Cultural Arts, and privately held companies in the United States, Canada, and Singapore. Adjunct associate MBA professor at American University in Washington, DC; adjunct lecturer, via distance learning technologies, for University of Pittsburgh.


Privacy Lost: How Technology Is Endangering Your Privacy, Jossey-Bass (San Francisco, CA), 2006.

Author of blog GlobalPOV. Author of "Flashpoint," monthly ethics and privacy column, for CSO. Contributor to periodicals and Web sites, including Business Week, Wired, CNET, and ZDnet.



Booklist, October 1, 2006, Vanessa Bush, review of Privacy Lost: How Technology Is Endangering Your Privacy, p. 9.


David H. Holtzman's Home Page,http://www.davidholtzman.com (July 25, 2007).

Privacy Lost Web site,http://www.privacylostbook.com (July 25, 2007), biographical information about David H. Holtzman.

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