McClure, John

McClure, John

CISO & VP, Enterprise Infrastructure & Cloud at Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc.

John McClure is the Chief Information Security Officer and Vice President of Enterprise Infrastructure & Cloud at Sinclair Broadcast Group, where he provides strategic leadership for the company’s enterprise information security and infrastructure & cloud programs.  Sinclair is a diversified media company and leading provider of local sports and news. Prior to joining Sinclair, John served as the Global CISO for Laureate Education, Inc., focused on supporting Laureate’s global footprint of universities and large student base of over 1 million students.

Prior to supporting the commercial market, John spent over 20 years supporting the federal government – focusing on secure infrastructure and information security missions for the intelligence community. John last supported the federal government working for the Office of Government-wide Policy assisting in the creation of meaningful cybersecurity policy for the US Government. John is a military veteran (Army Aviation, Black Hawk crew chief) who served with both the 101st Airborne (Ft. Campbell, KY) and the 5/17th Air Cavalry (South Korea) during his almost 9-years of active service. 

He holds a MS in Information Systems Technology from the George Washington University and has various information security and leadership certifications.

John lives with his wife Tammy and their two cats in Middle River, MD.

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