David W. Carey joined Oracle Corp. on Sept. 4, 2001, as Vice
President, Information Assurance, after serving for 32 years at
the Central Intelligence Agency. At the CIA, he retired as Executive
Director, often referred to as the Chief Operating Officer, or
No. 3 person, in the agency.
During his 32-year career at the CIA, Mr. Carey served as Executive
Director (July 1997 to April 2001), responsible for everything
from strategic planning to daily operations. Before assuming that
post, Mr. Carey was Director and one of the founders of the DCI
Crime and Narcotics Center, the Director of the Office of Near
Eastern and South Asian Analysis and Deputy Director of the Office
of Global Issues.
While working at the agency, Mr. Carey earned the CIA Director's
medal, the DIA Director's medal, CIA's Distinguished Career Intelligence
Medal and twice was awarded CIA's Distinguished Intelligence Medal.
In addition, he received recognition awards from the Federal Bureau
of Investigation, Drug Enforcement Administration, Department
of State, U.S. Customs Service and Office of the National Drug
Enforcement Program, among others.
At Oracle, Mr. Carey built and directs the Oracle Information
Assurance Center, located in Oracle's Reston, Va., facility. The
center provides a venue to demonstrate Oracle's security-related
technology and for Oracle customers and partners to address a
wide array of information assurance and security challenges, including
business continuity. Center personnel work with partners in federal,
state and local government, the private sector and academia to
enhance the understanding and application of information assurance
technology. The center also provides the focus of Oracle's involvement
with the critical infrastructure protection community.
Mr. Carey, who is married and has one child, has a bachelor's
in agricultural economics from Cornell University and a master's
in business administration from the University of Delaware.