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Staff Profile

Christopher May

Christopher May

Technical Manager, Workforce Development, CERT Program

Key Responsibilities

As technical manager of the Workforce Development team within CERT, Christopher May leads a diverse team of professionals on large-scale projects with numerous U.S. government agencies, notably the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of Defense. He is also an adjunct faculty member with Carnegie Mellon's Information Networking Institute, teaching courses in applied information assurance and computer forensics. 

Prior to joining the SEI, May served seven years in the U.S. Air Force as a communications and information officer. He held various information technology positions in Korea, Japan, multiple countries in Europe, and the United States. May's last Air Force assignment was chief of the Network Control Center at the United States Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. In this role, he led more 90 technicians, who supported 9,000 users, in the daily operations and maintenance of the third largest base network in the Air Force.


  • MS, Information Science, Webster University
  • BS, Education, Indiana University of Pennsylvania

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