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Dan Colin - Bio

April 2004 to present, Director of Global Security and Privacy Officer for Hospira, Lake Forest, IL. Developed the Global Security department for Hospira which was a division of Abbott Labs and spun off in 2004. Hospira is a multinational corporation with plants, commercial offices and distribution centers in over 49 countries and has an employee base of nearly 20,000. Created a unified Global Security department by centralizing all security functions into one organization by developing standardized policies, procedures, training and personnel. Other programs created were; a product protection program, one access control system globally, built a traveler safety program and integrated Records Management into the Global Security department. Helped design and administer a case management database system with Human Resources, Office of Ethics and Compliance (OEC), and Internal Audit.

Became Privacy Officer in 2007 and developed the company's strategy for data privacy and the Safe Harbor compliance program. Chairperson of the Information Risk Committee which resulted in the company's Data Classification program. And chairs the Corporate Crisis Management team.

Prior to Hospira, work history consisted of; manager of investigations in Global Security at Abbott Labs for three years. Three years at Ameritech and before corporate life, twenty (20) years with the Lake County Sheriff's Police, Waukegan, IL. Eighteen years of which were spent in the criminal investigation division and became head of the White Collar Crime task force, member of the Lake County Major Crime Task Force, senior hostage negotiator with the Special Response Unit and firearms instructor.

Holds a Masters degree in Law Enforcement Administration from Western Illinois University and a BA in behavioral modification from National Louis University, Evanston, IL. Member of ISMA, ASIS (CPP certified) and IAPP.

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