George V. Fox is the Director of Security Technology for The University of Pennsylvania Division of Public Safety. Before returning home to Philadelphia to work at UPenn, Mr. Fox worked at Harvard University as the Senior Information Technology and Security Officer for over a decade. During his tenure at Harvard, he sat on many university-wide committees focused on security and technology, was a co-chair for the ABCD Security Committee and also served as a Teaching Assistant for several security courses at Harvard University’s Division of Continuing Education. One of George’s major accomplishments to date is creating and executing the technical strategy for the centralization of security technology for Harvard University. George has extensive experience in security and IT and has earned his CISSP and several other certifications in logical security disciplines. During his free time, George volunteers for Securing Change, an organization that provides security and IT support to not-for-profits in need. George spends the rest of his free time laughing with his daughters, Celia and Sloane, and wife, Jaime. They are the proud owner of a Catahoula Leopard Dog, Gus.
The Security Technology Department is responsible for the design, installation and maintenance of a state-of-the-art electronic security infrastructure for the University. This includes more than: 700 emergency blue light phones connected directly to our PennComm emergency radio dispatching center 145 pan-tilt-zoom closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras 1200 fixed CCTV cameras throughout campus 1600 Electronic access doors […]