Dr. Nader Nassar

Master Inventor, Senior Software Engineer, Certified IT Architect | IBM CISCO Organization | Transformation and Operations | Somers, New York, USA

Dr. Nader Nassar is a Senior Software Engineer and a Master Inventor in the IBM CIO Innovation Lab. He is a certified IT Architect and a certified IT Specialist as well as a board member of IBM’s IT Certification board, where he interviews and mentors other certification candidates. He received a Bachelors of Science and a Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering from The City University of New York and earned his Ph.D. in computer science from Pace University in 2016. Dr. Nassar’s interests are in Cybersecurity, web & mobile applications security in particular. He is passionate about investigating innovative solutions to improve IBM security posture. Dr. Nassar joined IBM in 1999 as an IT specialist shortly after finishing his Bachelor's degree. Until recently, he was the technical owner of the IBM Simulated Phishing initiative where it aimed to increase the awareness of spear phishing and social engineering threats. IBM CEO, Ginni Romettti, described his initiative in one of her talks as "Increasing Employees Security IQ". In 2008, he was the technical owner of IBM Corporate Service Corps social portal. He pioneered one of the first interactive social platforms in IBM. Dr. Nassar was also an IBM Corporate Service Corps alumni. He served one month in Sao Paolo, Brazil helping an NGO, “Instituto Esporte & Educacio". Last year, Dr. Nassar received Corporate Eminence and Excellence award and Manager's choice award for his overall contribution. In his free time, he likes to get involved in his community's charity.