Chief Technology Officer
Northwest Evaluation Association (NWEA) is a national non-profit organization dedicated to helping all children learn. NWEA provides formative assessment, research-based educational growth measures, and professional training to improve teaching and learning. Partnering with school districts, states and other education organizations, NWEA delivers computer-adapted assessment services to more than 2,400 education agencies and two million students nationwide. In addition, its Growth Research Database (GRD), the most extensive collection of student growth data in the country, provides a rich opportunity for the study of academic achievement.
Experienced technology executive, growing from venture-backed startup to global public companies. Adept at bridging between technology and business. A published author and cybersecurity expert, Dwayne’s commentary has been featured regularly in publications such as BBC News, Forbes and The Guardian; and he has been interviewed on Fox News and NPR’s All Things Considered and Marketplace. Dwayne regularly coaches Fortune 500 CISOs and CIOs on how to effectively communicate cybersecurity risks to the board room and the C-Suite. Additionally, Dwayne leads iovation's Product Management and Product Strategy team, protecting online businesses and their end users against fraud and abuse.Contributor to the Visible Ops Handbook series. Contributing researcher with Carnegie Mellon’s SEI, the University of Florida, and the IT Process Institute studying IT best practices. Works with global corporations on information / cyber security, data breach preparation & recovery, DevOps, and executive cyber security strategy.Specialties: Product and technology vision, Product Management, Engineering Management, Public Relations & Analyst Relations, Software QA, Mergers and Acquisitions, Public Speaking, CTO, and a host of other stuff (including professional radio announcing).