Chuck Davis

Director of Cybersecurity Hikvision, North America

Hikvision USA Inc

Chuck Davis is a cybersecurity veteran with more than 20 years of experience working in a variety of technical and management roles in the cybersecurity field. He is a member of the Security Industry Association’s Cybersecurity Advisory Board. A true technologist, Davis holds seven US Patents, three Patents-Pending, 10 invention disclosures and he has also co-authored two books. Davis holds numerous certifications, including the CISSP-ISSAP. He is an ISSA senior member, former board member of ISSA Denver Chapter and former ISSA chapter president. Davis architected, designed and deployed many solutions including data¬†loss prevention, network access control, malware defense, computer forensics, intrusion detection/intrusion¬†prevention (IDS/IPS), two-factor authentication and secure, crown jewel source code development. Prior to joining Hikvision, Davis worked as an executive security architect for IBM, managing the global malware defense and vulnerability management programs. Previously, he worked as the manager of Global Cyber Defense for the Hershey Company and before that, he spent 14 years working for IBM as a senior security specialist, senior security architect and global security operations manager. Davis has presented at numerous conferences and events and been interviewed by TV, radio, print and online publications on the subject of cybersecurity for more than two decades. He also managed intrusion detection for the September 11th relief fund telethon ( In addition to his work as a cybersecurity professional, Davis is an adjunct professor of Computer Science at the University of Denver, teaching master’s degree courses in ethical¬†hacking and computer forensics.