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David McCue



David McCue is a Partner with CAUSA Talent Source. He has 30+ years of operational and leadership experience across industries and firms including Fortune 150, Global 100, and privately owned firms that span Professional Services, Technology, Healthcare, Government, Aviation and Security fields – including 6 years as the global CIO of a Fortune 175 System Integrator. Mr. McCue provides expertise in the development and execution of complex solutions, cyber security, technology management, global operations, technology and project/business delivery transformation.


David has been named one of the 150 Most Distinguished CIOs, received Computerworld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders Award, been listed in Who’s Who in America and in Finance and Business, and named to the Top 25 Social Media CIOs in the Fortune 250.


Select Career Highlights:


  • Leading the establishment of both CISO and CIO structures for divesture of a $7B Services Division. Providing Program Advisory services and Cyber Security Leadership as a Cleared Professional to Commercial and Defense Industrial Base companies; co-chairs/presents at Georgetown Law School’s Cyber Institute; developed/implemented for a Fortune 150 division a “Security by Design” Program restructuring the security organization and practices for this multi-billion dollar BPO, ITS, ITO unit.


  • Managed a Fortune 175 global environment and application portfolio - budget $500M / 1,800 FTEs - support over 500k federated users, product development across multiple platforms including finance, healthcare, government and mobile apps - leveraged infrastructure including 700+ TB storage, 23,000 Mbps backbone bandwidth, 570 voice switches, 800+ firewalls, 5 service desks, 6,000+ servers (60% virtualized) and hundreds of global applications. Deployed SAP (Finance, HCM, SCM, SF, BW, …) across 80 countries.


  • Provided NAIFA (national non-profit association) advisory services for a new digital web presence, conducted an IT operations review and provided IS mentoring.


  • Delivering advisory and operational services associated with firm-wide global program assurance for Xerox; improving project execution of multiple large scale engagements with TCV >$1B USD. Developed and Led Business Transformation establishing 5,000 FTE $500M application development and system integration division.


Career positions include:


  • GovPlace: virtual CIO

  • Xerox: Senior Advisory Executive (Program Assurance, Cyber Security, Platform Development and System Integration, CIO and CISO operations)

  • Tatum: CIO Engagement Partner

  • CSC: Corporate VP & Global CIO

    • CSC VP Global Applications

    • CSC Divisional CIO – Healthcare

  • APM: Healthcare CIO

  • Andersen Consulting: Director - Mgt. Consulting/Advisory and NE Director of IT

  • Univ. of Maryland-Robert Smith School of Business: Adjunct Professor/Lecturer



Education, Licenses & Certifications:

  • Certified Management Consultant (CMC)

  • Certified Cloud Security (CCSK)

  • Certified Gold Leader (Leadership Institute) • FAA Commercial Pilot License

  • MBA, New York University (Finance)

  • BSC, Rider University

  • Active US Security Clearance

Mr. McCue has served on multiple Industry and/or Government forums including:

  • DoD Defense Industrial Base (DIB) classified forum

  • FBI’s National Counter Intelligence Working Group and National Security Business Advisory Council

  • Tech America’s CxO Cyber Council (Vice-Chair)

  • Business Roundtable’s Information and Technology Initiative Coordinating Committee on Cyber Threats to US Corporate Data Assets.

  • Infrgard

  • INSA


  • IMC

  • SAP Executive Advisory Council




  • The Economist-Intelligence Unit. Interview/Special Report. “Companies, digital transformation and information privacy: the next steps”

  • Japan and Philippines - “Innovation: Creative Leveraging of Existing Assets”

  • Interview-podcast. “Forum on World Class IT”. Metis Strategy

  • "Using IT As An Integration Point Between Technology, Management, and Business" in Managing Your IT Department As A Business, edited by J.A Darden, 35-50. USA: Thomas Reuters/Aspatore

  • Critical Issues for Cyber Assurance Policy Reform: An Industry Assessment. Washington, DC: Intelligence and National Security Alliance

  • Interview: "CIOs Cannot Simply Be Techies". Dataquest (India)

  • "IT in the 2009 Economy: Macro Views on How Innovation May Help". TMT Summit, Gerson Lehrman Group

  • "An Industry CIO's Perspective on Cybersecurity". Committee on National Security Systems Annual Meeting

  • Multilateral Network Security Information Exchange. Orlando, Florida

  • "Real World Issues in Managing Cyber in a Global Enterprise". Workshop on Cyber Security and Global Affairs & Security Confabulation IV. ETH (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology) Zurich, Switzerland

  • McCue, David. "An Industry CIO's Perspective on Elimination of Cyber Threats Targeting Critical US Corporate Assets and Data". Business Roundtable - Information and Technology Initiative. Washington, DC

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