Organizing Board

Andy Lustig
Partner, Cooley

Katherine M. Ferguson
SVP, Business Development, Cooley

Jeremy King
President, Benchmark Executive Search

Matt Devost
CEO & Cofounder, OODA LLC; former CEO, FusionX

Board of Advisors

Jonathan Aberman
Partner, Ruxton Ventures; Founder, TandemNSI; Founder, Amplifier Ventures; Advisor to DOD Lab Directorate

Mike Appelbaum
CEO, Immersive Wisdom

Robert P. Ashley
CEO, Ashley Global Leadership and Strategy; former Director, Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)

Eric Bednash
CEO, Racktop Systems

Wes Blackwell
Partner, Booz Allen Ventures; former US Navy Aviator

Michael Capps
Cofounder & CEO, Diveplane Corporation; former President, Epic Games

Bill Crowell
Partner, Alsop Louie Partners;
former Deputy Director, NSA

Jamie Dos Santos
Chairman & CEO, Cybraics Defense Corp; former CEO, Terremark Federal Group

Tim Estes
Founder, Executive Chairman & Co-CEO, Digital Reasoning

Bob Flores
Former CTO, CIA

Chris Gladwin
Cofounder & CEO, Ocient; former Founder & CEO, Cleversafe

Sue Gordon
Board Member, Avantus Federal & CACI; former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence; Deputy Director, NGA; Federal Executive, CIA

Bob Gourley
Cofounder & CTO, OODA LLC; former CTO, DIA

Will Grannis
Managing Director, Cloud CTO, Google

Cyndi Gula
Managing Director & Cofounder, Gula Tech Adventures; former VP Operations, Tenable Network Security

Ron Gula
President & Cofounder, Gula Tech Adventures; former CEO & Cofounder, Tenable Network Security

Lt Gen Rhett Hernandez
President, CyberLens; former Chief & Commander of Army Cyber Command

Brian Hibbeln
Venture Partner, SineWave Ventures; former Director, DoD

France Hoang
Cofounder & Chief Strategy Officer, boodleAI; Board Member, MAG Aerospace

Lt Gen (ret) Scott Howell
Consultant and Board Member; former Commander, Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC)

Tim Hughes
SVP of Global Business & Government Affairs, SpaceX

Jim Hunt
Managing Partner, Lavrock Ventures

Gus Hunt
Managing Director, Accenture Federal Services; former CTO, CIA

Peter Katz
General Counsel, Expel; former GC, Duo Security

Jack Kerrigan
Partner, Razor’s Edge Ventures; former COO & GC, Blackbird Technologies

Mike Kushin
President & CEO, Parsons; former Six3 Systems and CACI

Francis Landolf
Consultant; former Senior Executive, NSA

Charlene Leubecker
Owner & CEO, CPL Consulting; former Deputy Intelligence Community CIO; former Director of Clandestine Technology, CIA

Dov Levy
Cofounder, Dovel Technologies

Elma Levy
Cofounder, Dovel Technologies

Ellen McCarthy
Consultant & Board Member; former Assistant Secretary of State for Intelligence & Research

Shane McGee
GC & Chief Privacy Officer, Cofense Inc.

Dawn Meyerriecks
Blackstone Advisor, former CIA DS&T, DNI AT&F, AOL Products SVP,  DISA CTO

Jonathan Moneymaker
CEO, BlueHalo; former President, Altamira

Tim Newberry
Founder, BlackHorse Solutions; National Security Investor & Advisor

Maj Gen (ret) Aaron Prupas
Founder, Brain Trust Solutions; former Director, Project MAVEN

Costa Saab
Managing Director, Valor Equity Partners;
former Chief Strategy Officer, CIA

Randy Sabett
Special Counsel, Cyber/Data/Privacy, Cooley; former NSA

Jen Sovada
President, Public Sector, SandboxAQ; former US Air Force ISR

Peggy Styer
Managing Partner, Razor’s Edge Ventures; former founder & CEO, Blackbird Technologies

Adam Vincent
Founder & former CEO, ThreatConnect

Alan Wade
President, Wade Associates Inc; former CIO, CIA

Mark Walsh
Founder & Managing Director, Ruxton Ventures; former Head of Office of Investment and Innovation, US Small Business Administration

Bryan Ware
CEO, Next5; former Assistant Director, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency; former Assistant Director for Cybersecurity, DHS

Steven Witt
CEO & Cofounder, Anno.ai; former CIA