John McAleer

John McAleer

Adjunct Professor


Jake is Director of IT Security at athenahealth and focuses on IT security and compliance. athenahealth provides cloud-based services for healthcare and point-of-care mobile apps. athenahealth is located just outside of Boston in Watertown, MA. His previous positions include professional consulting, internet infrastructure services (Dyn), IT audit in the financial industry (State Street), and systems work with defense contractors (Raytheon).



  • Master of Science, Information Technology Management, Brandeis University Bachelor of Science
  • Computer Science, Worcester Polytechnic Institute


  • CPRM 830 - Security Measures I
  • CPRM 850 - Security Measures II