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Luke Simonetti, '07

Deputy Global and North America Security Practice Lead
Luke Simonetti is a 2007 graduate of the College of IST at Penn State, and he currently works at Gartner, Inc. where he leads the Global Security and Risk Management Consulting practice for the North America commercial industry segment. Luke is an experienced security expert, with deep levels of knowledge in security governance, threat intelligence and modeling, network and application security, business-IT integration, security operations, process improvement, and risk management.

Prior to joining Gartner, Luke was a principal consultant at Booz Allen Hamilton where he was responsible for managing the DEA’s Cyber Security Operations and Response Center. This included managing a team responsible for incident detection, response, and mitigation for multiple drug enforcement programs.

During his time at Penn State, Luke was a Penn State Cheerleader for three years and still actively supports Penn State teams as an alumnus. He also volunteers with the College of IST as the President Elect of the Alumni Board and as a mentor for IST classes. Luke currently lives in State College with his wife and four children.