AFCEA Showcase Season 2, Episode 3

Congratulations to our episode winner: Privoro

AFCEA Showcase

Season 2, Episode 3

December 7, 2018 

3 p.m.,  TV Worldwide Studio, 4206 Technology Court, Suite F, Chantilly, Virginia



***The Tank is Full!***

If you've nearly perfected an innovation or business process that would revolutionize technology procurement or you've thought about starting your own business, this is your chance to get advice from experts. Participating in the AFCEA Showcase is a great way to hear from experienced entrepreneurs and other business professionals as well as to gain visibility through the ongoing webcast on TV Worldwide.

AFCEA Showcase is comprised of a series of episodes, each featuring up to five innovative small business members of AFCEA. Each company has five minutes to pitch its ideas. 


FREE registration to attend the event or watch via live webcast.




Bear provides a comprehensive end-to-end AI-driven services-based security platform that can continuously change with no unwanted business disruptions. Bear provides this platform by placing small workflow agents on every device--from cloud servers to the Internet of Things (IoT)--and controls those agents through a remote management platform. Bear's innovative new platform can be managed by current solution providers' personnel without requiring cybersecurity expertise.


CamelotTM leverages DigiFlight’s current capabilities, and integrates existing and emerging commercial off the shelf (COTS) products as a comprehensive cyber realm solution architected to identify threats, mitigate risks, enhance workforce cyber capabilities, and improve the customer’s cyber posture.





IPKeys Technologies is a strategic partner to the Department of Defense and other federal government agencies, and  the public safety, commercial and energy sectors. We specialize in highly-secure technology integration services, advanced communications network engineering, cloud and data center engineering, and innovative energy smart grid engineering. We help our customers solve global dynamic challenges, manage their costs, streamline processes, and satisfy their technology needs with outstanding technical expertise, deeply experienced teams, and leading edge solutions. 




We specialize in unified communications delivering voice, video and data capabilities to you on a single network. We provide project management and engineering services to clients looking to upgrade their current Information Technology enterprise environments to a single converged capability.

High-security hardware that blocks cameras, jams microphones and provides unprecedented user and device management.


PTSD Solutions are one of the nation's top needs, and we believe that our MDs and PhDs have found a viable solution that will prove to be critical for our U.S. soldiers.  The medical methods that we are utilizing are Patented and Proprietary, and variants have been provided to over 2,000+ soldiers / veterans between private practice and military trials.  Currently, we are looking for members of government and other contracting team specialists to assist with providing R&D directly to DoD and VA in order to validate our methodology and secure appropriate regulatory authorization to utilize this with soldiers and veterans.





Previous participants include: Arahail Technology, LLCAvocado SystemsClearforceCloud7 WorksEagle Eye LabsHitachiLtAid CorpModus OperandiMonkton IncNNDataNominetPetascale ComputingThycoticVG Systems.



Comprehensive list of judges for Innovation Shark Tank Season 2

Judges are subject matter experts from a variety of backgrounds and related fields, providing thought leadership and suggested ways to proceed.

Dwight Deneal, Director of Small Business and Industry Liaisons Programs, US Coast Guard

Dwight D. Deneal is a seasoned and experienced acquisition/procurement professional for the Federal Government. Dwight has performed a full-range of contract administration from developing the request for proposals, soliciting request for proposals, participating in source selection and preparing analysis for contract awards. Dwight seeks to leverage his acquisition/procurement subject matter expertise (SME) to develop strategies which encourage Small Business participation as prime contractors in federal contracting and aid in increasing small business subcontracting goals.


Glenn Hernandez, CISO, OpEdge Solutions, LLC

Glenn Hernandez is passionate about creating strategic partnerships to revolutionize organizational transformation with resilient technology and meet mission objectives. Hernandez is a senior consultant with OpEdge Solutions. He served more than 26 years in the U.S. Coast Guard and retired in July 2017. From 2013-2017, he was the Coast Guard’s Chief Information Security Officer. Hernandez co-authored the Coast Guard’s Cyber Strategy and led the Coast Guard’s first cyber crisis response based on the National Incident Management System framework. Read more...

Cmdr. Maria C. Horton, USN (Ret.), CISSP-ISSMP, Cloud Essentials, IAM Chief Executive Officer at EmeSec


Cmdr. Maria C. Horton, USN (Ret.), is a recognized cybersecurity and compliance expert with hands on experience. She has presented information at conferences about cloud, FedRAMP, CUI, IoT and cybersecurity. She serves as a mentor to other small business start-ups providing real world feedback, encouragement and industry advice. Horton has published articles with Bloomberg News, SC magazine and the Huffington Post. In 2017, she joined Government Matters TV as a regular guest commentator addressing cyber, CUI and the due diligence implications for SMBs. Her company is one of 43 FedRAMP Third Party Assessment Organizations and holds four ISO certifications. EmeSec was awarded a Silver Stevie Award and a Gold Golden Bridge award for its #SimplifyCUIservices capability in 2017. While serving in the US. Navy, Horton was the CIO of the National Naval Medical Center, now known as the Walter Reed Military Complex. Read more...

Rob Stewart, Managing Director and CEO, Federal Government Experts, LLC 


Robert (Rob) Stewart is managing director and CEO of a highly technical business consultanting practice that specializes in the development and growth of companies across the Defense Industrial Base. Subject matter experts in federal procurement, process development & implementation, business intelligence & analytics & CFIUS. Read more...

Justin Wilder, Vice President and Technical Lead, In-Q-Tel

Justin Wilder is Vice President and Technical Lead of the Cyber Practice at In-Q-Tel, an independent, non-profit, strategic investment firm that identifies, adapts, and delivers innovative technology solutions in support of national security priorities serving the United States Intelligence Community. In his role, Mr. Wilder establishes technical investment direction while overseeing a portfolio of innovative cybersecurity companies addressing complex challenges at the intersection of national security and commercial industry. He has led the research and technical diligence exploring a number of domains leading to developmental investments in close to 20 startups spanning Digital Forensics, Behavioral Analytics, Endpoint Protection, Orchestration and Automation, and Secure DevOps. His cybersecurity experience spans twenty years in service of Academic, Fortune 50, DoD, Federal, and Intelligence Community clients as a developer, engineer, advisor, and entrepreneur. Justin received his Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Maryland, College Park and his Master’s degree in Computer Science from George Washington University.