Contributor Profile

Donald Zoufal

Job TitleConsultant/Lecturer

Company NameCrowZ Nest Consulting, Inc. / University of Chicago


Don is a Safety and Security Expert with his own practice at CrowZnest Consulting, Inc. He is also a lecturer in technology for homeland security in the Masters in Threat and Response Management at the University of Chicago. Don has held several high level legal and operational public safety posts including: Deputy Commissioner for Safety and Security for the City of Chicago’s Aviation Department (O’Hare and Midway International Airports); First Deputy for the City of Chicago’s Office of Emergency Management and Communications (Managing Citywide Homeland Security Programs); General Counsel for the Chicago Police Department and Chief Legal Counsel for the Illinois Department of Corrections. He currently serves as Legal Adviser to the Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police. He holds three degrees from the University of Illinois in law (J.D.), public administration (M.A.P.A.), and history and political science (B.A.). In 2008 he received an M.A. in Security Studies focusing on Homeland Security from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security sponsored program though the Center for Homeland Defense and Security at the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA.

Conference Sessions

  • "I Dreamed a Dream" Leading in the Smart/Safe/Connected City Revolution

    March 18, 2020, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM, Sands 304

    There are millions of devices already deployed in cities across the country and around the world. With billions more coming, those devices have a significant im...

    • Language: English
  • Strengthening the Relationship Between Security and Privacy

    March 18, 2020, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Sands 309

    Security has not always been synonymous with privacy. Over the years as the industry focused on mitigating risks, protecting people and securing assets, there w...

    • Language: English

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