Derrick is a Director in charge of the Advanced Data & Analytic Solutions (DAS) team within the Technology Audit Group. His team is responsible for data analysis, data procurement, code review, and infrastructure management functions within the Internal Audit Department. His team is also responsible for advanced analytic development for the department including robotics process automation (RPA), machine learning (M/L), and other emerging analytic hot topics. Derrick is an accomplished accounting, audit, project management, and risk professional and specializes in data analytics, IT audit, risk management, and security. He holds both a B.S. and M.A.S. in Accounting from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana, and holds several certifications including a CISA (Certified Information Systems Auditor), CISSP (Certified Information System Security Professional), and the CGEIT (Certified in the Governance of Enterprise Information Technology). In his spare time, Derrick is an adjunct-instructor and speaker for a number of professional service organizations including the MIS Training Institute, Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA), Institute of Internal Auditors, and the Chief Data Analytics Officer Exchange.