Michael Dent

Michael Dent is the Chief Information Security Officer for Fairfax County Government, Virginia. A veteran public servant, Michael joined the County in 2002 after managing the security program for information technology at the Virginia Department of Corrections.  Michael is also a military veteran having served in the US Army for 9 years.   Since joining […]

Hon. Gilman Louie

The Honorable Gilman Louie is CEO and co-founder of America’s Frontier Fund, where he is responsible for the vision and leadership of the organization. Gilman brings over 30 years of national security and investment experience. He served as an early CEO of In-Q-Tel—the pioneering technology investment firm funded by the CIA—from 1999-2006, as an expert […]

Kris Lovejoy

Kris Lovejoy, an internationally recognized leader in the field of cybersecurity and privacy, is the leader of Kyndryl’s Security and Resiliency global practice. ​ With more than 25 years of professional experience, Kris joined Kyndryl from EY, one of the world’s leading professional services organizations, where she was the global consulting cybersecurity leader and was responsible for […]

Mark Montgomery

Mark Montgomery is the Senior Director of the Center on Cyber and Technology Innovation and a Senior Fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies. Mark serves as the Executive Director of Cybersolarium.org, a non-profit organization that works to implement the recommendations of the Cyberspace Solarium Commission, where he was Executive Director from 2019 to […]

Poupak Afshar

Poupak Afshar is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of Easy Dynamics Corporation, a leading technology services provider with a core focus in Cybersecurity, Cloud Computing, and Information Sharing. Poupak oversees the overall goals, mission, vision, and direction of Easy Dynamics. After experiencing and observing federal contracting customs and norms, Poupak decided that the Washington, DC area […]

Kiersten E. Todt

Kiersten E. Todt is the Chief of Staff at the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). Prior to her role at CISA, Kiersten served as the Managing Director of the Cyber Readiness Institute (CRI), a non-profit initiative that convenes senior executives of global companies to develop free cybersecurity tools and resources for small businesses, worldwide.  […]

Tatyana Bolton

Tatyana Bolton is at Google, where she is a Security Policy Manager in the Security Center of Excellence where she helps drive Google’s global, enterprise-wide cybersecurity efforts.  She was the policy director for R Street’s Cybersecurity & Emerging Threats team overseeing the public policy strategy for the department with a focus on secure and competitive […]