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Sunday, April 14, 2024
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.

Areas of expertise

Advancing the nation’s capabilities in cyberspace by integrating emerging technologies with intelligence tradecraft to deliver next generation, full spectrum cyber solutions

Group Overview

As one of the world’s largest cybersecurity solution providers, Booz Allen routinely defends against advanced persistent threats. Booz Allen Hamilton clients include Fortune 500 and Global 2000 companies, essential services and critical infrastructure, and nearly every U.S. federal, defense, and intelligence agency. Together, they help you keep your business and your mission secure. Booz Allen Hamilton combines cross-sector mission understanding, battle-tested approaches, and ready-to-deploy solutions to transform the way the nation tackles cybersecurity. Defensive Solutions: Booz Allen Hamilton applies adversary insights to protect U.S. critical infrastructure and federal assets against advanced persistent threats. Booz Allen Hamilton uses adversary insights, client mission and network expertise, and an expansive vendor partner network to develop and integrate solutions in: Cyber risk concepts Cyber Defense Operations: Building security and resilience by design, driven by data Zero Trust: Creating innovative solutions to help agencies implement zero trust Weapon Systems Cybersecurity: Mitigating cyber risk for strategic Department of Defense missions 5G & Next G Security: Pioneering comprehensive cybersecure 5G solutions Operational Technology/Industrial Control Systems Cybersecurity: Ensuring cyber integrity for OT/ICS Data-Driven Cybersecurity: Turning today’s security data into tomorrow’s risk management insights Cloud/SaaS: Delivering scalable, cloud-native cyber assurance solutions Cyber Risk: Empowering organizations to prioritize and protect what matters most Threat Hunting: Uncovering hidden threats in digital environments.

Firm Overview

Booz Allen Hamilton is a global firm of approximately 29,200 diverse, passionate, and exceptional people driven to excel, do right, and realize positive change in everything they do. Booz Allen Hamilton brings bold thinking and a desire to be the best in their work in consulting, analytics, digital solutions, engineering, and cyber, and with industries ranging from defense to health to energy to international development. Booz Allen Hamilton celebrates and values diversity in all its forms; it’s something they truly value as a multicultural community of problem solvers. Booz Allen Hamilton believes in corporate and individual citizenship that make their communities better places for all. Booz Allen Hamilton has one guiding purpose—to empower people to change the world. Their founder, Edwin Booz said it best: “Start with character… and fear not the future.” Booz Allen brings a ferocious integrity to not only train their clients to tackle the problems they face today, but to help them change the status quo for tomorrow. Each day, they imagine, invent, and deliver new ways to better serve their employees, their clients, and the world. For more than 100 years, military, government, and business leaders have turned to Booz Allen Hamilton to solve their most complex problems. As a consulting firm with experts in analytics, digital, engineering, and cyber, Booz Allen Hamilton helps organizations transform. They are a key partner on some of the most innovative programs for governments worldwide and trusted by their most sensitive agencies. Booz Allen Hamilton works shoulder to shoulder with clients, using a mission-first approach to choose the right strategy and technology to help them realize their vision.