Deidrich Towne, Jr.

Chairperson of PPBI Board of Directors

Deidrich Towne, Jr., MBCP, MBCI
Chairperson, PPBI Board of Directors

Hewlett-Packard, Inc.

Mr. Towne has over 40 years experience in Information Technology committed to Infrastructure Management, Business Continuity Planning, Disaster Recovery and Incident Management in the areas of strategy, consulting, solution design, business process outsourcing, project management, Business Impact Analysis, High Availability, Business Resilience, exercise design, execution and training.  He has transitioned from a role as a business and industry first responder to assist clients in assessing, designing and implementing recovery solutions for their data centers, networks and mission critical business processes. In his role as the Chairman of the Board of Directors at Private and Public Businesses, Inc. (PPBI), he leads the all volunteer efforts of an organization with the mission to develop and nurture partnerships in peacetime that will make a difference when incidents disrupt normal operations.