ESR Information Technology Team

John Cummings

Director of Information Technology & CISO

John Cummings joined the Employment Screening Resources (ESR) team in 2011 as Director of Information Technology and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and is responsible for developing and implementing the company’s Information Security policies and monitoring data and privacy protection, risk assessments, and incident response. John’s main skills are in the area of Internet/Intranet programming, database, and server management. Within the area of Internet programming, John specializes in database driven Web sites using server side applications and programming languages to deliver dynamic web content. John works closely with web designers to build the frameworks and APIs used for both marketing sites and SAAS web applications He has extensive experience with .Net VB and C#, PHP, Perl, Javascript, DHTML, SQL and other database management systems. In addition, John has many years of Windows and Unix Network Administration and extensive project management experience.

John’s experience includes company founder and Technology Director of Sight Design, a web development firm, and shared management of Marinternet, where he executed network and communications hardware design and administration, managed customer service, performed programming for all hosting services, and administrated the company’s day-to-day business affairs.  John worked with Marinternet since its inception and until its sale, and was one of the company’s owners.  Prior to John’s activities with Marinternet and Sight Design, he spent several years as a programming consultant for several e-commerce and information oriented internet companies, and created numerous CGI tools for several bay area-based ISPs.  An accomplished artist, John earned his Bachelors Degree in Fine Art at San Francisco State University in 1991, specializing in Printmaking. He earned his Teaching Credential at Sonoma State University in 1994, and taught middle school and high school art in several Sonoma County schools before transferring his creative skills into computer and Internet-oriented work.

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Employment Screening Resources® (ESR) is a global background check firm that is a strategic choice for employers who need accuracy and compliance in their background screening programs.

ESR is accredited by the Professional Background Screening Association (PBSA) – formerly the National Association of Professional Background Screeners (NAPBS) – and undergoes yearly SSAE 18 SOC 2® Type 2 audits to ensure the privacy, security, and confidentiality of consumer information.

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