2017 Speakers

(2018 speaker list coming soon...)

Gov John Hickenlooper

Governor of the State of Colorado

General David H. Petraeus

Retired US Army General and Chairman of the KKR Global Institute

Gov Dannel P. Malloy

Governor of the State of Connecticut

Menny Barzilay

CEO of FortyTwo and a Strategic Adviser to the Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center at the Tel Aviv University

Vance Brown

CEO, National Cybersecurity Center

Ron Ross

Computer Scientist, NIST Fellow

Pam Shockley-Zalabak

Chancellor Emerita, UCCS

Mayor John Suthers

Mayor of the City of Colorado Springs

Jonathan Steenland

Principle of CISO Services, Zyston

Dale Drew

Chief Security Officer, Level3

Suma Nallapati

Colorado’s Secretary of Technology and Chief Information Officer

Jim O’ Connor

CEO , 1871 and Global Head of Venture Capital, William Blair

Vincent Letteri

Director, TMT Growth Strategy, KKR

Kate Beatty

VP Enterprise Strategy & Planning, Center for Creative Leadership

Jonathan Ho

Technology Analyst, William Blair

Bhavan Suri

Partner & Co-group Technology Head, William Blair

Christopher Gorog

Lead Cybersecurity Faculty, CTT

Chris Franz

Managing Director, Pioneer Fund

Paul Chang

IBM, Global Blockchain Lead

Pat Riley

CEO, GAN Network

Douglas Bakkum

Shift Devices AG Co-Founder

Dr. Venkat Reddy

Chancellor, University of Colorado Colorado Springs

Charles E. Grindle, Ph.D.

CIO, Commonwealth Office of Technology

Mark Weatherford

SVP & Chief Cybersecurity Strategist at vArmour

Frank Ricotta

CEO & Founder, BurstIQ

David Cohen

Founder and Chairman of Dcntral

Stan Vanderwerf

El Paso County Commissioner


Tickets for the 2018 CyberSymposium will be available soon...

About the Cyber Symposium

Envisioned by Governor John Hickenlooper, the National Cyber Symposium is the premier cybersecurity and blockchain technology event in the country. The 2017 event featured retired United States Army General David Petraeus, renowned cybersecurity strategist Menny Barzilay, Governor John Hickenlooper, NIST fellow Ron Ross and many other experts and thought leaders. 


Check back for information about the 2018 CyberSymposium, scheduled for October 8-9, 2018. 


The Broadmoor Hotel
Colorado Springs, Colorado USA 80921


Broadmoor accomodations only while supplies last


Special thanks to our sponsors. All proceeds go to the National Cybersecurity Center and Exponential Impact, which are both 501-C3 nonprofit organizations.



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