Gary Villeneuve, MBCP, CPSCP, CBCLA
Director of Education at DRI International(USA)
Mr. Villeneuve has a Master’s Degree in Systems Analysis/Business and Master Business Continuity Professional (MBCP), Certified Public Sector Continuity Professional (CPSCP) and Certified Business Continuity Lead Auditor (CBCLA) certifications with over thirty years experience in business continuity, disaster recovery, emergency management and information technology. Besides, he is the Director of Education for DRI International (DRII). He has worked as a contingency planner, data center manager, database administrator, computer specialist and university professor.
His experience spans both the private sector and government & has been a Continuity of Operations (COOP) coordinator and was instrumental on projects implementing information technology/continuity solutions for the Defense Department. In addition to teaching business continuity classes for DRII, he has taught computer science classes as an Associate Professor at colleges and universities. He has developed Business Continuity Plans, Business Impact Analyses, Disaster Recovery Plans and Strategies, Emergency Response Plans, Risk Assessments, and conducted disaster recovery exercises.