As the Chief Technology Officer at Community IT, Matthew Eshleman leads the team responsible for strategic planning, research, and implementation of the technology platforms used by nonprofit organization clients to be secure and productive. With a deep background in network infrastructure, he fundamentally understands how nonprofit tech works and interoperates both in the office and in the cloud. With extensive experience serving nonprofits, Matt also understands nonprofit culture and constraints, and has a history of implementing cost-effective and secure solutions at the enterprise level.
Matt has over 22 years of expertise in cybersecurity, IT support, team leadership, software selection and research, and client support. Matt is a frequent speaker on cybersecurity topics for nonprofits and has presented at NTEN events, the Inside NGO conference, Nonprofit Risk Management Summit and Credit Builders Alliance Symposium, LGBT MAP Finance Conference, and Tech Forward Conference. He is also the session designer and trainer for TechSoup’s Digital Security course, and our resident Cybersecurity expert
Matt holds dual degrees in Computer Science and Computer Information Systems from Eastern Mennonite University, and an MBA from the Carey School of Business at Johns Hopkins University.
He is available as a speaker on cybersecurity topics affecting nonprofits, including cyber insurance compliance, staff training, and incident response. You can view Matt’s free cybersecurity videos from past webinars here.
Available for speaking engagements
Matt is a frequent speaker on cybersecurity topics. In addition to numerous cybersecurity webinars for the Community IT monthly webinar series, he has also given cybersecurity talks at these organizations:
He is also the session designer and trainer for TechSoup’s Digital Security and Cloud Security courses, and our resident Cybersecurity expert. To request Matt for a webinar, as a guest on your podcast, or to give a cybersecurity talk to your organization, contact him here.
You can read more on our Cybersecurity offerings here and request a free assessment.
Matt lives in Baltimore, MD with his wife, daughter, and son. He is a member of the Baltimore Choral Arts Society and on the support committee of the Reservoir Hill House of Peace.
Matt was interviewed for the Community IT Voices series on his career from intern to COO, his daily concerns and activities, and his work with cybersecurity.
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