Elliott Franklin currently serves as Vice President of Technology for Omni Hotels and Resorts where he leads the Security and Infrastructure teams. Elliott has worked in the IT industry for 18 years with 12 of those focusing on Information Security. During this time he has developed a passion for helping business leaders achieve their goals through innovative and cost effective solutions. Elliott enjoys giving back to the security community serving as past President of the local Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) chapter, a member of the Texas CISO Council and has presented at conferences as well as schools and local businesses on topics such as building an effective security roadmap and keeping children safe online. He holds the CISSP and CISM certifications and has received the ISSA Fellow designation.