Melissa Aarskaug

Melissa Aarskaug is a global executive and business leader at the forefront of the technology/cybersecurity industry. She shapes strategy, leads teams, and partners with Fortune 500 companies and other enterprise clients to protect their organizations from risk and noncompliance—while improving operations and accelerating growth.

Rika Nakazawa

Rika is a technology leader, VC investor, best-selling author, and frequent public speaker on technology-powered industry transformation.

Lionel W. Maynard, Jr

Mr. Lionel “Lee” Maynard leads the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s cybersecurity operations including the NASA Security Operations Center and Cybersecurity Incident Response Team whose combined mission functions as the 24/7/365 nerve center for all cybersecurity incident monitoring, detection, prevention, response, mitigation, reporting, and cyber threat analysis for NASA’s enterprise.

Elizabeth Irwin

Public policy professional with experience leading strategic engagement on cyber policy, planning, and programs for the U.S. Government. 

Ryan McBeth

Ryan McBeth is a software architect, novelist, triathlete, YouTuber. He makes videos on YouTube about Programming, Cybersecurity, OSINT and Military topics

Dr. Wanda Jones-Heath

Dr. Wanda T. Jones-Heath, a member of the Senior Executive Service, is the Principal Cyber Advisor for the Department of the Air Force, comprised of the U.S. Air Force and U.S. Space Force.

Cecile Mengue

Cecile, a Certified Cybersecurity Professional and Hacker at IBM X-Force Red, turned her experience as an online crime victim into a mission to enhance digital security. She shields businesses and individuals from online threats, sharing her expertise and authoring “Digital Security Overhaul,” a guidebook for securing online lives. Cecile drives change towards a safer digital […]

Ms. Holly Baroody

Executive Director, USCYBERCOM CURRENT POSITION Ms. Holly Baroody assumed her current position as Executive Director (EXDIR), United States Cyber Command (USCYBERCOM) on December 4, 2022. ​ BACKGROUND Ms. Baroody has 20+ years of experience in the Department of Defense (DoD) and Intelligence Community (IC) through both military and civilian service. She served in the United […]

Tahira Mammen

Tahira Mammen is the NSA Texas Cybersecurity Director at the National Security Agency. She has held various positions during her time at NSA, including in the mathematics development program, as a Cyber-Analyst and in multiple leadership roles. Tahira holds multiple Cyber and Intelligence-related certifications and is a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt. She strongly believes […]

Chris Kulakowski

Chris Kulakowski is a passionate technologist, innovator, and tinkerer. His career spans over 10 years of Digital Media, Information Technology, Security, and Digital Forensics roles at multiple fortune 50 companies. Chris is disciplined in detection engineering, incident response, threat hunting, threat intelligence, and security operations. Chris holds a Computer Criminology degree from Florida State University […]