Caliph ‘Cal’ Mathis ’88 ‘09

Cal Mathis is the Chief Security Officer for S&P Global. In this role, he is responsible for leading, designing and driving all worldwide protective programs for the enterprise including global security initiatives, crisis management, incident response, protective services, travel safety and security technology & projects. He is also the coordinator of the Corporate Crisis Management Team.

Prior to S&P Global, Cal was appointed by the Mayor to the position of Deputy Commissioner and Sheriff, City of New York. In this role he

was responsible for leading an agency of 250 employees tasked with enforcement and emergency incident response functions. While in this position, he modernized the agency and oversaw the response and recovery efforts of the Office of the Sheriff after the attacks on the World Trade Center. Prior to this role, Cal was a lieutenant detective commander with the NYPD Intelligence Division and responsible for leading protective programs for visiting dignitaries and conducting terrorism investigations.

Cal is a member of the International Security Management Association (ISMA), Overseas Security Advisory Council (OSAC) and the American Society of Industrial Security (ASIS). He is also a volunteer with Get Out & Stay Out NYC, a non-profit organization that supports young men with criminal justice involvement. He holds Bachelors and Master’s degrees from John Jay College, is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and has completed security executive leadership programs at Georgetown University and the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School.