Patrick J. Doliny served honorably in the United States Marine Corps. In the military, as in business, he rose quickly through the ranks. He was awarded the Meritorious Service Citation and the Commander’s Medal for Public Service, among others. He currently serves as the Chief Information Officer for one of Florida’s oldest universities – Florida Memorial University, where he is responsible for the strategic direction of the university’s IT initiative.
Mr. Doliny has worked in the Middle East and Africa region as a Chief Technology Officer with responsibilities for the external outreach and engagement with technology policy elites, leading academics and government decision-makers with the objective of enabling the creation, or maintenance, of a technology policy environment which supports the subsidiary’s or country growth objectives. Prior to moving to the Middle East, Mr. Doliny was the Chief Information Officer for the Broward County Sheriff’s Office (the US largest fully accredited sheriff’s office) where he oversaw the design, implementation, and maintenance of computer systems and emergency telephone equipment for more than 6,700 users servicing the citizens of Broward County. He was also responsible for BSO’s CyberSecurity Initiatives with both the Department of Homeland Security – Region 7 and the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.
A major influencer and leader in the technology and cybersecurity arena, Mr. Doliny has held numerous key technology positions such as Vice President of Technology for Microsoft Corporation and was the lead technologist until his appointment as CIO for the Broward Sheriff’s Office. A graduate of Florida International University, Mr. Doliny received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Management. He then went on to achieve his Master’s in