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Rob Weaver Appointed to Philadelphia Youth Network Board of Directors

Blank Rome LLP Chief Risk & Security Officer Robert Weaver has been appointed to serve a two-year term on the Philadelphia Youth Network Board of Directors. In this role, Rob will help further the Philadelphia Youth Network’s mission of creating coordinated systems for attaining academic achievement, economic opportunity, and personal success for Philadelphia’s youth, as well as provide strategic direction and planning for the organization’s ongoing health and welfare.

At Blank Rome, Rob provides strategic information security risk program leadership relative to information governance, technology, meeting client obligations, compliance, policy, business continuity, crisis response, physical security, privacy, and other areas. As a subject matter expert, he also provides substantive technical support to our attorneys regarding cybersecurity issues.

Rob has over 25 years of experience in IT & risk management, with the majority of that time dedicated to security. He has extensive experience developing and managing enterprise security risk management programs in regulated industries, such as financial services and pharmaceuticals. Rob also serves as an adjunct professor at Albany Law School and a frequent speaker on security topics at industry events.

About the Philadelphia Youth Network

The Philadelphia Youth Network (PYC) is a solutions-builder forging together significant players to alleviate a root cause of poverty by preparing 12 to 24-year-olds to become productive working adults. Their work is grounded in the understanding that young people need access to both education and employment, proven factors in being prepared for a career. With a track record of increasing impact, PYN funds and brokers action with the right partners to collectively address barriers. PYN constructs systems to create change, while innovating to meet evolving needs. Together with their partners, PYN dramatically changes the trajectory of individuals’ lives by giving voice to underserved youth, and ultimately creating a pipeline for an educated, engaged workforce. For more information, visit