Ernest M. Campos

Director of Cyber Operations, Harris Cor

Biography

Ernest M. Campos is currently the SENSOR Director of Cyber Operations for the Harris Corp. Previously, he co-founded and served as President and COO of Incline Cyber Solutions, LLC (SDVOSB, EDWOSB, and SDB) and was a Public-Sector Practice Principal for the Hewlett-Packard Co.  He has spent nearly thirty (30) years as a Small Business Entrepreneur, First-line Corporate Manager, Senior Program/Project Manager, and an Information Systems Technologist specializing in Complex Computing Solutions. Throughout his career, Ernest has supported numerous Federal organizations including: The White House, The Central Intelligence Agency, The National Reconnaissance Office, The National Counter-Terrorism Center, The Federal Bureau of Investigation, The Department of Homeland Security, The Department of State, and others.  Prior to joining industry, Ernest served 11-years in the U.S. Air Force as a White House Communications, Senior Information Systems Technology Lead.

Ernest serves as the President of the Colorado Springs (COS) chapter of ISSA (Information Systems Security Association). For the last 12-years, Ernest has volunteered as a 1-on-1 professional mentor and has assisted with founding two separate mentorship programs for Non-Profit Organizations (ISSA-COS and GWU Tech Alumni Association).  He is often sought out for his insights pertaining to the requisite elements needed to maintain a vibrant and sustainable Cybersecurity ecosystem at the individual, organizational, and industry levels. Numerous collegiate institutions, professional organizations, and local government offices throughout Colorado Springs have requested his participation on cyber-related focus groups, round table meetings, and panel discussions.

Ernest holds a MS in Information Systems Technology with an emphasis on Cybersecurity from George Washington University and a BS in Business Management with an emphasis on Organizational Information Systems from National – Louis University. Certifications amassed include: C|CISO, Federal CIO, PMP, CISSP, Security+, ITIL, among others.