Our Trustees

David Rice

Trustee, NPS Foundation

David leads the protection and security of Apple’s new products worldwide.

Prior to joining Apple in 2011, David helped global organizations respond to the increased sophistication of cyber adversaries and their technological advances. Serving in technical and leadership roles at the National Security Agency and the United States Navy, the U.S. government awarded him for developing security configuration and design guidance for critical national infrastructure and global networks. For nearly two decades, David shaped the discussion and practice of cybersecurity. His experience is the basis for his critically acclaimed book "Geekonomics: The Real Cost of Insecure Software." 

David holds a Master of Science in Information Warfare and Systems Engineering from the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). He serves on the NPS Foundation Board focusing on cyber initiatives.