Carol DiBattiste

Carol DiBattiste

Class of 2012

Carol DiBattiste is an experienced public company executive, senior government official, and board director.  She has an extensive track record of success in strategy, problem solving, cybersecurity, risk management, compliance, privacy, transformation and culture.  She has worked to create and sustain positive results at:

  • QOMPLX, Inc., Chief Legal & Compliance Officer & Corporate Secretary (2021-2022)
  • Comscore, (SCOR), EVP, Chief Legal & Compliance Officer and Corporate Secretary (2019-2020); General Counsel & Chief Compliance, Privacy, People Officer and Corporate Secretary (2017-2019)
  • Education Management Corporation (EDMC), EVP, Chief Legal, Privacy, Security, and Administrative Officer (2013-2016)
  • GeekNet (GKNT), EVP, General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer (2011-2013)
  • Reed Elsevier/LexisNexis (RELX), SVP, Privacy and Security (2008-2011)
  • ChoicePoint (CPS), EVP, General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer (2005-2008), Chief Credentialing, Compliance and Privacy Officer (2005)

Her government senior executive experience includes, but is not limited to, serving as:

  • Executive in Charge and Vice Chairman, Board of Veterans’ Appeals (2016-2017); Senior Advisor to Secretary for Appeals Modernization (2016), Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Deputy Administrator (2004-2005); Chief of Staff (2003-2004), Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security
  • Honorable Under Secretary of the United States Air Force (Senate confirmed), Department of Defense (1999-2001)
  • Director, Executive Office for U.S. Attorneys, Department of Justice (DOJ), (1994-1997)
  • Deputy United States Attorney, Southern District of Florida, DOJ (1994-1997)
  • Principal Deputy General Counsel of the Navy, Department of Defense (1993–1994)
  • Carol also served on active duty in the U.S. Air Force with a distinguished military career

Carol’s current Board experience includes Board Chair at AEye, (NASDAQ: LIDR), provider of high-performance active LiDAR systems for vehicle automony; and director at artificial intelligence provider Giant Oak. She previously served on SPAC, university, non-profit and advisory boards, and as an Operating Advisor to Liberty Hall Capital Partners, a private equity leader in global aerospace and defense.

Carol holds a Master of Laws Degree from the Columbia University School of Law, a Law Degree from Temple University School of Law, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree with honors from LaSalle University. She also completed the Harvard Business School Strategic Leadership Program, Carnegie Mellon University Cybersecurity Oversight Certification, and is National Association of Corporate Directors NACD Directorship Certified™.   She is licensed to practice law in FL and DC, holds a Secret Level National Security Clearance, is a volunteer for Policy Vets and Women Business Collaborative, and is a speaker on Risk, Compliance, Cybersecurity, and Leadership.