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Friday, June 14, 2024

Cybersecurity

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Aniket Bhardwaj
Aniket Bhardwaj
Charles River Associates
Vice President, Global Cybersecurity & Privacy Services

Aniket Bhardwaj is the Vice President of Global Cybersecurity & Privacy Services at Charles River Associates, a leading global consulting firm that offers economic, financial, and strategic expertise to major law firms, corporations, accounting firms, and governments around the world. As the Vice President of Charles River Associates’ Global Cybersecurity and Incident Response Investigations, Forensics Services practice in Toronto, Bhardwaj provides cyber intrusion investigation services to clients globally. His 20 years of experience in crisis response, threat intelligence, attack surface identification, and other cybersecurity advisory services such as security hygiene, compromise discovery and red team, combined with his well-established understanding of challenges within the nation’s critical infrastructure, have made him one of the top cybersecurity leaders globally.

Before joining Charles River Associates, Bhardwaj worked with PwC’s Global Cyber Threat Operations team across the Americas and the EU, leading numerous incident response and cybersecurity transformation engagements. As well as being a GCIA, GREM, GCFA, and GNFA, Bhardwaj earned a Master’s degree in security & cryptography from Johns Hopkins University and is currently pursuing his MA in international affairs from King’s College London with a specialization in espionage & surveillance.

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Adam Hart
Adam Hart
Charles River Associates
Principal

Adam Hart is a Principal with Charles River Associates specializing in digital forensics and incident response. He has over sixteen years of specialized training and experience involving complex matters including ransomware, network intrusions, business email compromises, malware analysis, and forensic analysis supporting counsel during litigation. As a former detective with the Montgomery County Police in Maryland and member of the United States Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force (ECTF), he has managed numerous complex criminal investigations involving digital evidence and cybercrime. He has experience testifying as both a fact witness and an expert witness in the area of digital forensics in state and federal court. He has also conducted numerous training classes in digital forensics, incident response, and social media investigations for law enforcement, attorneys, insurance investigators, and corporate clients.

Hart earned an MFS in digital forensics from the George Washington University and a BA in political science from the College of the Holy Cross. He also holds a number of certifications. He is a Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE) and a Certified Digital Forensic Examiner (CDFE) by the Department of Defense Cyber Investigation Training Academy (DCITA) and is a member of the International Association of Computer Investigative Specialists (IACIS). He is certified in GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware (GREM) and GIAC Cyber Threat Intelligence (GCTI) by the SANS Institute, and is a Cellebrite Certified Mobile Examiner (CCME), a Magnet Certified Forensic Examiner (MCFE), and a Blacklight Certified Examiner.

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22. David Gardner
David Gardner
Advanced IT Concepts
Chief Executive Officer

David Gardner has been the Chief Executive Officer of Advanced IT Concepts for just shy of a year. Based in Florida, Advanced IT Concepts (AITC) is an established systems engineering and IT company that focuses on full systems integration, professional services for technology products, end-to-end solutions, and value-added reselling. An experienced business development executive and capture manager, Gardner has secured over $25 billion in total in contracts for Fed100, Inc. 5000, and Fortune 100 IT services firms. He brings to AITC his history of excellence in negotiation, as well as an extensive network.

Concurrent to his current role, Gardner is a Senior Consultant at David E. Gardner Executive Consulting Inc., a company he’s run for almost nine years. He has also been a member of the advisory board for ESGI, Washington since 2015. Before his career in consulting, Gardner was the chief operating officer for ACCESS. He was also previously the corporate senior vice president at RSIS, STG, and NCI over a period of five years, and served in senior roles at major corporations Northrop Grumman and Battelle. Gardner received his Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Rhode Island, as well a Master of Business Administration degree from The College of William and Mary.

 

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Alex Trafton
Alex Trafton
Ankura
Managing Director

Alex Trafton is a Managing Director Ankura’s National Security, Trade, & Technology (NSTT) practice, based in Irvine, CA. He has over 15 years of experience in finance, risk management, and cybersecurity. Trafton leads the NSTT cybersecurity function and serves as a subject matter expert in cybersecurity program design, implementation, and assessment with a focus on foreign investment control and oversight (CFIUS), Defense Industrial Base (DIB) cybersecurity requirements, and international trade control compliance program support (ITAR/EAR).

Trafton serves as a trusted fiduciary of U.S. federal agency regulators in sensitive Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) matters (CFIUS and Team Telecom) involving critical technology and national security-sensitive data. He specializes in helping companies manage national security and cost considerations in multinational mergers and acquisitions. He has served as a technology and cybersecurity advisor in infrastructure transitions worth over $10 billion in total.

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Andrew Turner
Andrew Turner
Booz Allen Hamilton
Executive Vice President

Andrew Turner leads Booz Allen’s Global Commercial business and brings over 20 years of experience providing cybersecurity services to mission-critical enterprises. His team helps clients solve complex cybersecurity challenges to enable positive business outcomes by defining an integrated vision of Booz Allen’s portfolio of cybersecurity services, including strategy, incident response, cyber defense, cloud, and operational technology.

Turner has served as chief information security officer for several Fortune 500 companies, building risk-based cybersecurity organizations and developing security programs. Before joining Booz Allen, Turner was chief security officer for a leading fintech company. He oversaw an integrated security organization responsible for information security, financial crimes, and corporate investigations. He also launched and directed strategic identity, cloud security, and cyber risk-management programs and was responsible for the company’s cyber governance, compliance, and other related policies.

Turner was appointed in 2014 by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe to serve on the bipartisan Virginia Cybersecurity Commission to expand the state’s economic footprint in cyber technology and to protect critical infrastructure from cyber threats. He was also the chair of the state’s Cyber Education and Workforce Development subcommittee. As a member of the Bank of England’s Cyber Resilience Board in 2018, Turner provided leadership and direction for the UK’s policies and standards in technology resilience. He currently serves as a board member for Halo Privacy.

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2. Brad Medairy, Booz Allen Hamilton
Brad Medairy
Booz Allen Hamilton
Executive Vice President
Brad Medairy is a technology executive and leads Booz Allen’s National Cyber Platform account, focusing on the cyber missions of national-level clients including the intelligence community, U.S. Cyber Command, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), and the Department of Defense (DoD). In this role, Medairy is responsible for addressing some of the nation’s top cybersecurity challenges, including protecting critical infrastructure, securing the supply chain, protecting emerging platforms (5G, medical devices, weapons, and space systems), and defending the extended Federal enterprise against cyberattacks. Medairy is passionate about advancing the nation’s capabilities in cyberspace by integrating emerging technologies with intelligence tradecraft to deliver next generation, full spectrum cyber solutions. He leads a multidisciplinary team of cyber operators, AI/machine learning engineers, software developers, and cloud engineers to develop and deliver these solutions across the federal and commercial markets. Medairy was named a 2021 Federal 100 Award Winner, Top 50 Cyber Leader for 2021, 2020 Cyber Executive of the Year by the Northern Virginia Technology Council, and a Finalist for Washington Exec’s 2020 Cybersecurity Industry Executive of the Year. In his community, he is a high school Science Olympiad coach focused on increasing youth interest in STEM, and a coach for elementary and middle school youth soccer and basketball programs. In addition, he serves as an advisory board member for the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and the George Mason University Volgenau School of Engineering. Medairy earned his BS from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and an MS from Johns Hopkins University.
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Charles Jacco
Charles Jacco
KPMG
Principal, Cyber Security Services

Charlie Jacco is a Partner in the New York office at KPMG LLP and is the US Cyber Threat Management Leader and the Global Financial Services Industry Leader for KPMG’s Cyber Security

Services practice. Jacco has focused extensively on multiple disciplines of the information security field, including Cyber Defense, Cyber Threat Management, Security Strategy & Governance, Security Transformation, Digital Identity, and Enterprise Identity & Access Management. Jacco’s career experience includes over 20 years of designing and implementing a wide variety of technology-based security solutions, which has resulted in a broad background in technology and cyber risk management.

Jacco is a Sector Board Advisor of the FS-ISAC, which allows him to participate in a wide variety of cyber security and cyber risk topics with senior executives across the Financial Services Industry and other Fortune 100 companies. As a senior leader in KPMG’s Cyber Security Services business, he frequently interacts with C-level executives for Fortune 100 companies, including some of the largest global banks, and is viewed as an advisor to some of the top Chief Information Security Officers in the cybersecurity field.

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Carlos Mosquera
Carlos Oliver Mosquera
Kearney
Partner

Carlos Oliver is a Partner in Communications, Media and Technology; Head of the Technology Centre of Excellence, at Kearney. Kearney’s Technology CoE provides advisory services to clients worldwide through a unique combination of the strategic impact of management consulting and the firm’s deep understanding of cybersecurity and ICT technologies. He first joined the firm in 2015.

Carlos has a more than 20 years career in cybersecurity and ICT, spanning over 40 countries. Prior to consulting, Carlos worked as engineer and consultant in the telco industry, including the industry’s foremost R&D institution, Bell Labs.

Along his long tenure, Carlos has covered most aspects of the cybersecurity industry, from the sell-side, doing product design and portfolio strategy for OEMs and MSSPs, to the buy-side, providing advice on risk management, security posture assessment, and security roadmaps for large enterprises, to the regulatory-side, leading the design of cloud, telecom, and cryptography standards for regulatory bodies and government cybersecurity agencies.

Carlos earned an MBA from the London Business School and another MSc in Telecommunications Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid. Carlos also holds CISSP certification.

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Cuyler Robinson
Cuyler Robinson
Charles River Associates
Vice President Forensic Services Practice

Cuyler Robinson is the Vice President of Forensic Services Practice at Charles River Associates. He first joined the company in 2015. Charles River Associates (CRA) is a leading global consulting firm that offers economic, financial, and strategic expertise to major law firms, corporations, accounting firms, and governments around the world. Robinson has expertise in digital forensics, information security, and incident response. He leads high-profile investigations of cyber security attacks, trade secret theft, white collar crimes, data privacy breaches, and other disruptions that threaten a company’s integrity or value.

Robinson reports his investigation findings to counsel on behalf of company management and boards. He focuses on highly technical analysis that supports counsel as they provide legal advice and resolve potential notification obligations to the Federal Trade Commission, the Office for Civil Rights, US state attorneys general, industry regulators, and other enforcement agencies. Previously, Robinson was a director at Navigant. Robinson earned an undergraduate degree in computer information systems from Colorado State University.

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David Sun
David Sun
CohnReznick LLP
Principal

David Sun is a Principal and National Leader of incident response and forensics at CohnReznick’s Cybersecurity, Technology Risk, and Privacy Practice. He has 25 years of cybersecurity and IT management experience responding to data breaches and privacy incidents, internal employee malfeasance, and government agency investigations.

Sun has served as a testifying expert or court appointed expert on hundreds of litigation matters. This includes providing expert testimony related to the handling of classified information by a Cabinet member and the destruction of public records by a sitting mayor of a major city; providing security assessments in support of the United Nations, the 2004 Summer Olympics, and various United States Federal Reserve Banks; assisting multiple state attorneys general to investigate a variety of data privacy violations; and more. Sun draws upon his experience responding to cyber incidents when providing cybersecurity advisory services. This allows him to create pertinent and practical processes to help mitigate the latest risks of cyber-attacks.

Prior to joining CohnReznick, from 2002 to 2019, Sun was the founder and president of SunBlock Systems, Inc., a global litigation and cybersecurity advisory firm. Through acquisition, he joined CliftonLarsonAllen (CLA) as a principal and its national practice leader for cyber incident response and forensics. He was also a co-founder and Chief Technology Office of S34A, a company that performed research on advanced computer forensics techniques for the Department of Homeland Security and other government agencies.

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Matt Franko
Matthew Franko
RSM US
Principal

Matt Franko is a principal in the risk consulting practice at RSM US LLP. He helps clients advance their cybersecurity programs by developing customized strategies to align security needs with business goals. He assists companies with risk and maturity, enterprise governance, and compliance. He is the cybersecurity lead for RSM’s consumer products industry and team lead for governance, risk, and strategy based in the firm’s Cleveland East office. RSM is the leading provider of professional services to the middle market. The clients they serve are the engine of global commerce and economic growth, and they are focused on developing leading professionals and services to meet their evolving needs in today’s ever-changing business landscape.

Franko has more than 14 years of experience in cybersecurity, assisting clients across a variety of industries to advance on their maturity curve. A problem solver by nature, he enjoys collaborating with RSM’s security and privacy risk team to create solutions to complex client problems. His deep understanding of global security and privacy regulatory complexities gives him the necessary tools to bring a first-choice advisor experience to every client engagement. Franko graduated from Bowling Green State University with an undergraduate degree in journalism.

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Henry Bell
Henry Bell
ScottMadden, Inc.
Partner

Henry Bell leads ScottMadden’s cybersecurity practice and is responsible for shaping cybersecurity strategy and delivering operational improvements across diverse industries, including energy, healthcare, entertainment, manufacturing, and consumer packaged goods. A trusted advisor, Bell collaborates closely with senior executives, providing expert guidance on risk mitigation strategies to fortify enterprises and regulated environments. In addition to spearheading the firm's cybersecurity practice area, he serves as the system enablement practice lead, overseeing and championing excellence within the consulting community.

Bell is a recognized thought leader in security operating models and has authored numerous works on the subject, spanning cybersecurity strategy, operating models, risk management, security metrics, and various related topics. With over a decade of dedicated service to ScottMadden's clients, Bell's consultancy primarily involves building continuously evolving security organizations. He works to effectively identify and mitigate risks throughout client organizations while harmoniously aligning these efforts with overarching enterprise objectives.

Prior to joining ScottMadden, Bell served in the United States Army as a civil affairs team leader. In this role, he led civil-military operations, infrastructure assessments, and improvements during multiple overseas combat and non-combat deployments. Beyond his professional commitments, Bell is committed to community service and actively contributes to the cultural enrichment of his local area. He serves on the board of a prominent local organization dedicated to supporting the Austin Symphony while volunteering with a community initiative designed to foster connections between children and families with the natural world.

Bell is a Partner at ScottMadden. He holds MBA degree from Emory University's Goizueta Business School and a Bachelor of Science from Vanderbilt University.

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John Pearce
John Pearce
Grant Thornton
Principal Cyber Risk Advisory Services

John is a Principal in the Advisory Cybersecurity and Privacy practice at Grant Thornton LLP. He has over 20 years of professional experience conducting a number of large scale engagements for both the public and private sector in the following areas: security program strategy and implementation, security controls assessments, security operations capability maturity and development, and cyber remediation.

Pearce has led or managed projects across multiple industries including financial services, private equity, technology, and consumer products. He leads a multi-disciplinary team providing cyber risk, compliance, and advisory services to clients in the United States. Pearce also leads a number of alliances with key cyber technologies, as well as oversees the firms managed detection and response services. Pearce presents frequently to Corporate Boards and executive teams on the challenges of Cybersecurity.

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John Stevenson
John Stevenson
Protiviti
Managing Director Cloud Security Lead

John Stevenson is the Managing Director and leads Protivit’s Cloud Security practice, focusing on healthcare, retail, consumer goods and services, financial services, and payment processing. He brings more than 25 years of technology experience with 13+ years in cloud security and privacy. Stevenson holds multiple patents for cloud security, ranging from cloud security frameworks to cloud security threat intelligence. Protiviti is a global consulting firm that delivers deep expertise, objective insights, a tailored approach and unparalleled collaboration to help leaders confidently face the future. Protiviti and their independent and locally owned Member Firms provide clients with consulting and managed solutions in finance, technology, operations, data, analytics, governance, risk, and internal audit through their network of more than 85 offices in over 25 countries.

Before joining Protiviti, Stevenson was a managing director and cloud security lead at PwC, and before that, a senior manager and North America retail and payment security lead at Accenture. Earlier in his career, he worked with Southwest Securities as a senior and Unix and security administrator. Stevenson graduated from Texas Christian University - M.J. Neeley School of Business with an MBA.

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Kelly Rozumalski
Kelly Rozumalski
Booz Allen Hamilton
Senior Vice President

Kelly Rozumalski is a Senior Vice President leading Booz Allen’s National Cyber Defense business. She develops solutions that address some of the nation’s top cybersecurity challenges, including protecting critical infrastructure, safeguarding connected devices, improving the defense and resilience of government networks, securing the supply chain, deepening cross-sector collaboration, and defending the federal enterprise against cyber threats.

Rozumalski has over a decade of experience driving differentiated solutions to help clients identify and understand cyber risks, automate compliance for real-time insights into security weaknesses, and mitigate vulnerabilities to reduce cyber threats. She supports the core missions of national-level clients across the Federal Civilian, Department of Defense, and intelligence community. Prior to her existing role, Rozumalski led Booz Allen’s Secure Connected Health initiatives – advancing the healthcare industry’s cybersecurity capabilities. She and her team collaborated with federal and commercial clients to drive next-generation service offerings that combated vulnerable channels to biological data. Supporting the development of an increasingly connected, resilient healthcare system, she took a patient-focused approach to risk, remediation, and secure product development frameworks.

Consulting Magazine named Rozumalski a 2021 Woman Leader in Technology, honored for Excellence in Innovation. In addition, she leads cyber talent programs to help Booz Allen attract and retain the industry’s top talent. She earned a Bachelor of Science in business from the University of Maryland.

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Ken Stasiak
Ken Stasiak
RSM US
Principal

Ken Stasiak is a distinguished executive with a remarkable track record of driving revenue growth and leading high-performing teams. In his role as Principal – Revenue Operations (RevOps) at RSM US LLP, Ken is at the forefront of aligning sales, marketing, and customer success strategies to maximize revenue generation within the Risk Consulting (RC) division.

With a career marked by a relentless pursuit of excellence and innovation, Stasiak is not only an accomplished cybersecurity executive but also a seasoned entrepreneur. His contributions to the cybersecurity industry have been significant, making him a thought leader in the field.

Stasiak's entrepreneurial spirit has led him to found and successfully sell four companies, two of which were sold within the past five years. One of his most notable achievements was founding and leading a management consulting company with a cybersecurity focus, which RSM acquired in 2018. His unique perspective on cybersecurity revolves around understanding how businesses generate revenue, enabling him to pinpoint where cybersecurity efforts should be concentrated.

Stasiak's diverse background, entrepreneurial spirit, and deep expertise in both revenue operations and cybersecurity make him an invaluable asset to RSM US LLP and a prominent figure in the business and cybersecurity communities. His passion for innovation and revenue growth continues to drive success in his role as Principal, Revenue Operations.

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Lance Mathews
Lance Mathews
Charles River Associates
Principal of Forensic Services

Lance Mathews is a principal with the Forensics Services Practice of Charles River Associates (CRA). He leads the Practice’s data analytics and automation team and helps clients respond to internal or external events that may threaten their company’s integrity or success. He is known for applying his proven skills in investigative analytics to cybersecurity incident response, fraud, digital forensics investigations, and complex data privacy and class action litigation matters.

Mathews has been instrumental in developing CRA’s analytics and automation capabilities to conduct digital forensic investigations and is paving the way for integrating artificial intelligence (AI) models to provide deeper insights more quickly in his investigations. He leverages these capabilities and his more than 12 years of experience in investigations to lead engagements assisting clients in responding to cybersecurity incidents, including business email compromises, ransomware response and recovery, website cookie and pixel ad-tracking risk assessments, allegations of the misappropriation of trade secrets, and data privacy litigation matters.

Before joining CRA, Mathews established himself supporting legal and compliance investigations using data analytics techniques to solve complex client challenges. He holds a Master of Science in Information Systems and a Bachelor of Science in Finance from Indiana University. He also maintains certifications as a GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH) and GIAC Certified Forensic Examiner (GCFE) by the SANS Institute, and is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP).

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Matthew Mcfadden
Matthew McFadden
General Dynamics Information Technology
VP, Cyber and Distinguished Technologist

As Vice President of Cyber and Distinguished Technologist for GDIT, Matthew McFadden is at the forefront of driving cybersecurity strategy and innovation across various sectors, including Federal Civilian, Defense, Homeland Security, and the Intelligence Community. He focuses on the growth capabilities of the cyber sector through technological innovation, partnerships, and strategic opportunities that effectively address customers' mission challenges. He actively leads GDIT’s Cyber Center of Excellence, Cyber Digital Consulting, and GDIT Digital Accelerators: Eclipse Defensive Cyber Operations and Tidal Post Quantum Cryptography. His team is focused on advancing customers' capabilities in cloud security, autonomous cyber, threat hunting, zero trust, and using artificial intelligence and machine learning in cybersecurity.

McFadden previously served in technology and cybersecurity leadership roles at both CSRA and Computer Sciences Corporation. He earned doctoral degrees from both Northeastern University focused on organizational leadership, and Colorado Technical University focused on information assurance.

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Pia Capra
Pia Capra
Booz Allen Hamilton
Principal

Pia Capra is the Director of the OT Cybersecurity Capability within Booz Allen Commercial. She has over fourteen years of professional experience, including leading technical programs relating to OT cybersecurity strategy, threat detection, and incident response. She has experience developing comprehensive strategies around the people, processes, and technologies needed to enable organizations to increase their ability to monitor threats within an OT environment. Through her assessment programs with manufacturing and energy companies, she developed and presented multiple presentations to site personnel and corporate management regarding the outcome of the site visits, assessment results, and next steps to improve their cybersecurity posture.

Capra also has experience leading an ICS Threat Detection program that enabled analytics to evaluate ICS network traffic, identity anomalies, and potentially malicious actors in the environment. Additionally, she has presented at several industry conferences on the topic of ICS and industrial cybersecurity. Capra has M.S. in Cybersecurity, University of Maryland University College and a B.S. in information sciences and technology, Minor in security and risk analysis, The Pennsylvania State University with certifications from Program Management Institute, PMP and CompTIA Security+ CE.

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Rex Thexton
Rex Thexton
Accenture
Senior Managing Director

Rex Thexton is a Senior Managing Director in Accenture's Security practice. In his current role, he serves as the global practice lead for Accenture’s Cyber Protection business and the Global Technology Officer for Accenture Security. In the past two decades, Thexton has been a practice leader, company founder, and trusted advisor helping organizations with complex management and technology challenges related to cybersecurity, infrastructure, and digital identity strategy

Thexton’s current responsibilities within the Cyber Protection business include the following offerings: Cloud Security; Cyber Mesh, Zero Trust & SASE; Identity & Access Management; Application Security; Enterprise Platform Security; Data & AI Security; and Metaverse & Emerging Technology Security. With more than 25 years of technology services experience, Thexton has a proven track record for implementing strategic projects through a combination of effective relationship building with business leaders and technological aptitude. Thexton has an impressive list of career accomplishments including the development of numerous consulting organizations, deployment of successful technology solutions, and the growth of long-term customer and ecosystem partner relationships.

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Sean Joyce
Sean Joyce
PwC
Global Cybersecurity and Privacy Leader, US Cyber, Risk and Regulatory Leader

Sean Joyce is a Principal in PwC’s Consulting Segment where he has two distinct roles as Global and US Cybersecurity and Privacy Leader, and as the US Cyber, Risk and Regulatory Leader. He is an active member of the U.S. Consulting Leadership Team.

Joyce works closely with many boards and senior leadership teams on the challenges posed by digital transformations and the ever-changing threat landscape, understanding relevant cyber risks and threats, best practices in governance and cybersecurity risk oversight, and how to leverage cybersecurity and resilience as strategic business enablers. Notably, Joyce has consulted on some of the most prolific cyber breaches, providing guidance and expertise to top executives and boards.

Joyce previously led the US and Global Financial Crimes Unit for PwC, focusing on the interplay between cybersecurity, anti-money laundering and sanctions, fraud, and anti-bribery/anti-corruption. Prior to rejoining PwC, Joyce was the Chief Trust Officer at Airbnb, where he led Design Specialists, Product Managers, Engineers, and Data Scientists to help grow and defend the Airbnb platform. He was also responsible for the Privacy and Community Policy, and was a member of the Airbnb Executive Committee.

Joyce also served as the Deputy Director with the FBI and had daily oversight of the 36,000 men and women as well as its $8 billion annual budget. With more than 26 years of service in the FBI, Joyce has a wide range of operational and leadership experience. He was an integral part of transforming the FBI into an intelligence-driven orgaorganization spearheaded several strategic initiatives, including ‘next generation cyber’, which was a cross-organizational initiative to maintain the FBI’s world leadership in law enforcement and domestic intelligence. Joyce established a framework to operate and evaluate the FBI’s 56 domestic field offices. Joyce holds degrees from Boston College and Dartmouth’s Amos Tuck School of Business.

Sean Joyce is a Principal in PwC’s Consulting Segment where he has two distinct roles as Global and US Cybersecurity and Privacy Leader, and as the US Cyber, Risk and Regulatory Leader. He is an active member of the U.S. Consulting Leadership Team.

Joyce works closely with many boards and senior leadership teams on the challenges posed by digital transformations and the ever-changing threat landscape, understanding relevant cyber risks and threats, best practices in governance and cybersecurity risk oversight, and how to leverage cybersecurity and resilience as strategic business enablers. Notably, Joyce has consulted on some of the most prolific cyber breaches, providing guidance and expertise to top executives and boards.

Joyce previously led the US and Global Financial Crimes Unit for PwC, focusing on the interplay between cybersecurity, anti-money laundering and sanctions, fraud, and anti-bribery/anti-corruption. Prior to rejoining PwC, Joyce was the Chief Trust Officer at Airbnb, where he led Design Specialists, Product Managers, Engineers, and Data Scientists to help grow and defend the Airbnb platform. He was also responsible for the Privacy and Community Policy, and was a member of the Airbnb Executive Committee.

Joyce also served as the Deputy Director with the FBI and had daily oversight of the 36,000 men and women as well as its $8 billion annual budget. With more than 26 years of service in the FBI, Joyce has a wide range of operational and leadership experience. He was an integral part of transforming the FBI into an intelligence-driven orgaorganization spearheaded several strategic initiatives, including ‘next generation cyber’, which was a cross-organizational initiative to maintain the FBI’s world leadership in law enforcement and domestic intelligence. Joyce established a framework to operate and evaluate the FBI’s 56 domestic field offices. Joyce holds degrees from Boston College and Dartmouth’s Amos Tuck School of Business.

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Shay Colson
Shay Colson
Intentional Cybersecurity
Managing Partner

As Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Intentional Cybersecurity, Shay Colson works closely with a wide variety of clients to strategically manage cyber risk across their businesses. After spending the better part of a decade as a security engineer at a government agency, Colson served as CISO and security advisor for various organizations and began consulting to help clients make rapid progress on their most critical security issues.

With an eye toward understanding cyber risk in the context of business growth, Colson has conducted cyber due diligence on more than $50 billion of private equity transactions and works regularly with management teams, investors, and boards on issues of cyber risk. He works with a variety of clients in banking, insurance, fintech, advanced manufacturing, professional services, education, and technology. Colson enjoys this broad range of engagement, expanding his professional curiosity and applying unique insights to solve client problems.

Based in the Pacific Northwest, Colson enjoys all types of outdoor adventures (solo or with his family). He is rarely found without a cup of coffee, a pair of running shoes, or a good book. Colson holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Washington, a master's degree from Syracuse University, and is the inventor of more than a dozen US patents in advanced technologies, including autonomous vehicles, drones, and 3D printing.