With over 30 years of experience as a distinguished professional services leader and educator, I seamlessly bridge the worlds of industry and academia. My journey encompasses a rich tapestry of roles, from spearheading cybersecurity initiatives to teaching graduate Cyber Security courses at higher ed institutions.

At the heart of my endeavors lies a profound passion for leveraging cutting-edge technologies to drive business transformation. As a visionary leader in the AI and cybersecurity realms, I orchestrate strategic initiatives that harness the power of AI to revolutionize organizational landscapes.

My expertise extends beyond traditional cybersecurity paradigms, encompassing a deep understanding of AI's transformative potential. By integrating AI into cybersecurity frameworks, I pioneer innovative solutions that fortify defenses, mitigate risks, and propel businesses toward sustainable growth.

I am dedicated to empowering executive leadership by aligning AI-driven strategies with organizational objectives, fostering a culture of resilience and agility in the face of evolving threats. My academic background, including a PhD in Computer Science and Informatics from Emory University, underpins my forward-thinking approach and fuels my commitment to advancing the frontiers of AI-driven business transformation.


Ph.D. Computer Science and Informatics, Emory University, 2016
M.S. Computer Science and Mathematics, Emory University, 1998
B.S. Computer Science, Kennesaw State University 1987

CCSIO | CISSP | CISM | PMP | PenTest+ | CySA+


  • Solomon, M. G. (2023). Security Strategies in Windows Platforms and Applications, Fourth Edition. Jones & Bartlett Publishers.
  • Oriyano, S. P., & Solomon, M. (2022) Ethical Hacking and System Defense. Fourth Edition. Jones Bartlett Publishers.
  • Solomon, M. G. (2021). Fundamentals of Communications and Networking, Third Edition. Jones & Bartlett Publishers.
  • Kim, D., Solomon, M. G. (2021). Fundamentals of Information Systems Security, Third Edition. Jones & Bartlett Learning.
  • Solomon, M. (2020). Blockchain Data Analytics For Dummies. John Wiley & Sons.
  • Solomon, M. (2020). Enterprise Blockchain For Dummies. John Wiley & Sons.
  • Solomon, M. (2019). Ethereum For dummies. John Wiley & Sons.
  • Solomon, M. G., Sunderam, V., Xiong, L., & Li, M. (2017, July). Mutually private location proximity detection with access control. In IFIP Annual Conference on Data and Applications Security and Privacy (pp. 164-184). Springer, Cham.
  • Weiss, M., & Solomon, M. G. (2016). Auditing IT infrastructures for compliance. Jones & Bartlett Publishers.
  • Solomon, M. G., Sunderam, V., Xiong, L., & Li, M. (2016, September). Enabling mutually private location proximity services in smart cities: A comparative assessment. In 2016 IEEE International Smart Cities Conference (ISC2) (pp. 1-8). IEEE.
  • Cybersecurity
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Business Transformation
  • GRC Strategy