Advisors


CEO and Founder

Janet Lawless is the CEO and Founder of Center for Threat Intelligence. Collaborating with threat intelligence experts, Janet realized the need for threat intelligence training and consulting for corporations and government organizations. Janet’s former roles in leadership positions at CI Security, Cisco and Microsoft brings a wealth of knowledge in security services and the need for threat intelligence.

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David Aucsmith is the Chief Scientist at Root9 and President of Aucsmith Consulting LLC, a management-consulting firm specializing in computer and communications security, including risk management, cybercrime, cyber espionage and cyber warfare. His former roles include Senior Director of Microsoft’s Institute for Advanced Technology in Governments and as the Chief Security Architect for Intel Corporation.

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David Gomez is a retired FBI executive, security consultant, and cybersecurity professional with practitioner experience in complex, high-risk, critical incident management and response. He is a former Senior Fellow at the George Washington University Center for Cyber and Homeland Security, and frequent media contributor on law enforcement, cybersecurity, and counterterrorism topics.

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Jim is currently a board member at Overlake Hospital Medical Center and is a past board chair of Seattle Children’s Hospital, the Washington Society of CPAs, and the Duke Alumni Association, among roles at many other boards. Previously Jim had a successful career at Deloitte, an international accounting and consulting firm, where he served as managing partner of the Seattle office, the Tokyo office, and worldwide human resources, along with important client assignments.

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Oriah currently leads the cybersecurity and threat intelligence programs for SkOUT Secure Intelligence throughout the western United States. He also serves on several non-profit and private company boards in both a director and advisory capacity. Previously, he served in the U.S. Air Force for over 21 years on Active Duty and continues to serve part-time in the Air National Guard. He began his military career as an enlisted Communication Analyst overseas with the National Security Agency.

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Greg Reith began his career with U.S. Army Special Forces with a specialty in Operations and Intelligence. Greg’s experience includes counter intelligence, analysis, collection at both tactical and strategic levels. At the end of his career in the military, he transitioned into Information Technology and was the Information Systems Security Officer. Greg also trained intelligence courses in the military. Most recently, Greg led the T-Mobile threat intelligence team as a Senior Security Engineer (Threat Intelligence) and developed the T-Mobile threat intelligence strategy.

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Guy Shinnar is the Director of Sales US West, for Check Point Software Technologies, Ltd. Guy has unique experience in the security industry with US, and international executive roles. These include his roles as Co-Founder and VP of Sales at Eemago and Director of Sales at Panaya (acquired by Infosys) an internationally recognized start-up. Guy also co-founder and CEO at Gaash Security Training and Consulting LTD focusing on physical security solutions for government and civilian facilities. In the military, Guy served as Captain, Special Forces, Israel IDF.

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Joel is currently a Principal Product Manager for Security and Risk Management at Veritas Technologies. He recently retired from active duty after 20 years as an Intelligence Officer in the United States Air Force. Over the course of his military career, Joel served in multiple intelligence and risk management leadership roles. Most recently as full-time faculty member in the College of Science and Technical Intelligence at the National Intelligence University in Washington DC. He taught graduate level courses on threat intelligence and cybersecurity.

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