Speakers

AFCEA Small Business Innovation Summit

Skills Workshop: Communicating Value panelist

Mark Amtower, Founding Partner Amtower & Company,  Marketing Strategist and LinkedIn Social Selling Advisor to Government Contractors

 

 

 

Keynote Speaker

Rear Adm. Danelle Barrett, Navy Cyber Security Division Director, United States Navy

 

 

5G Network panelist

Leonard (Lenny) Chin, Global Technology Office, AT&T Global Business - Public Sector Solutions

 

 

 

5G Network panelist

Randy Clark, Client Partner, Defense and National Security, Verizon Enterprise Solutions

 

 

 

The New Space Revolution panelist

Melanie Corcoran, CTO, Ursa Space Systems 

 

 

The New Space Revoluion panelist

Chris DeMay, CTO and Founder, HawkEye 360

 

 

 The Space Revoluion panelist

Brian Delamater, Executive Director, Space Enterprise Consortium

 

 5G Network panelist

Mark DeVol, Federal Account Director, DoD/Civilian Agencies, Nokia

 

Skills Workshop: Communicating Value panelist

Sarah Djamshidi, President and Managing Partner, SpeedShift Ventures (moderator)

 

Keynote Speaker

James F. Geurts, Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development and Acquisition)

 

 

Other Transactional Authority panelist

Chris Gorman, cofounder and Chief Operating Officer, Monkton Inc.

 

 

 

Blockchain panelist

Mussie Haile, Founder and CEO, Revolt Cypher

 

 

 

Skills Workshop: Communicating Value panelist

Jennifer Hoover, Deputy Director for the Office of Venture and Innovation, Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO), Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

 

 

 

Skills Workshop: Communicating Value panelist

Jim Hunt, Managing Partner of Lavrock Ventures

 

Keynote Speaker

Bill James, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Information and Technology, US Department of Veteran Affairs

 

 

The New Space Revolution panelist
 
Karen L. Jones, Senior Technology Strategist, The Aerospace Corporation, Center for Space Policy & Strategy
 
 

 

Agile/Dev Ops panelist
 
Marc Jones, Director (vol) of the Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ)
 
 

 

Artificial Intelligence panelist
 
 
 

 

Artificial Intelligence panelist

Lauren Knausenberger, Director, Cyberspace Innovation (SAF/CIO A6), United States Air Force

 

 

Zero Trust Networks panelist

David Leitzel, Director, Consulting Engineering, Palo Alto Networks
 

 

Agile Dev/Ops panelist

Tom Love, CEO, ShouldersCorp 
 

 

Other Transactional Authority (OTA) panelist, Charlie McBride, President, C5 Consortium

 

Zero Trust Networks panelist
 
David M. Mihelcic, Head of Federal Strategy and Technology, Juniper Networks
 
 

 

Agile Dev/Ops panelist
 
Dr. Kenneth Nidiffer, Director, Software Engineering Institute (SEI), Carnegie Mellon University
 

 

Other Transactional Authority panelist
 
Erik Olbeter, Chief Operating Officer, National Security Technology Accelerator (NSTXL)
 

 

Agile/Dev Ops panelist

Rusty Pickens, Principal, 580 Strategies

 

Zero Trust Networks panelist

Peter Romness, Cybersecurity Solutions Lead, US Public Sector CTO Office, Cisco

 

Closing Remarks

Lt. Gen. Robert M. (Bob) Shea, USMC (Ret.), President and CEO, AFCEA International 

 

 

 

5G Networks panelist

Randy Siegel, Founder, Center Circle Consultants and AFCEA DC Mobile Steering Committee Chairman

 

 

 

Skills Workshop: Communicating Value panel

Scott Suhy, Managing Partner of Proof Ventures

 

 

 

Artificial Intelligence panelist

Dr. Shue-Jane L. Thompson, Vice President and Partner, Cyber Security and Biometrics Global Business Services, IBM Corporation

 

 

Zero Trust Networks panelist

Brig. Gen. Gregory J. Touhill, USAF (Ret.), CISSP, CISM, President, Cyxtera Federal Group

 

 

 

5G Network panelist

John (Rick) Walsh, Program Manager for Mobile, Chief Technology Innovations, Network Enterprise Services Directorate, Office of the CIO G-6, United States Army

 

 

Zero Trust Networks panelist

Gary C. Wang, former DCIO/G-6 at HQ Department of Army (Ret.)

 

Blockchain panelist

Dan Woolley, Managing Director and Founder, Ponderosa Management Group

 

 Blockchain panelist 

Claude Yusti, Partner in IBM Global Business Services, IBM Cognitive Solutions and Enterprise Content Mangagement Practices for Public Sector