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Timothy D. Trow

Part-Time Lecturer


Mailing Address

Northeastern University
ATTN: Timothy Trow, 301 ME
360 Huntington Avenue
Boston, MA 02115


  • MBA, Southern New Hampshire University
  • MS in Information Assurance, Norwich University
  • BS in Business Management, Franklin Pierce College


Tim Trow is currently the Director of Information Security and Compliance for Shire Pharmaceuticals in Lexington, MA. He is responsible for managing their company-wide governance, risk and compliance program. Prior to joining Shire, he was the information security risk manager for Partner’s Healthcare in Charlestown, MA. He was responsible for managing their company-wide risk management program. For the last four years, he has also been an adjunct professor for Southern New Hampshire University’s College of Online and Continuing Education teaching their information security course. He received his BS in Business Management from Franklin Pierce College and an MBA from Southern New Hampshire University. He also obtained a Master of Science in Information Assurance from Norwich University and holds multiple certifications including the CISSP, PCI QSA and ISO27001.


Needham, MA

Field of research/teaching

Information Security and Risk Management

What are the specifics of your educational background?

I earned my Master of Science in Information Assurance from Norwich University.

What courses/subjects do you teach?

  • IA5200 Security Risk Management & Assessment
  • IA7900 Capstone Project

Where did you grow up or spend your most defining years?

I grew up in New Hampshire.