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Ron Feler is the Deputy Head of Advanced Threat Intelligence for Israel at BlueVoyant. Ron Feler is the former Deputy Commander of the Israeli Defense Forces’ Unit 8200. He served in Unit 8200 for 26 years. Prior to becoming the Unit’s Deputy Commander, Ron was Head of Intelligence Production in the Unit. Ron received his B.A. in Computer Science and the History of the Middle East from Tel Aviv University.
Ryan Agee comes to BlueVoyant after over 30 years at the National Security Agency, the last 12 as a senior executive level technical leader. Ryan applied his technical and leadership skills for the last 20 years to cyber related missions, with experiences including embedded systems development, systems design and integration, operational strategies, and business model improvements. He served as the Technical Director for both NSA’s computer network exploitation organization (2011-2014) and cyber threat operations center (2014-2017). Ryan was a recipient of both Presidential Rank Awards – Meritorious (2010) and Distinguished (2016).
David Etue is the Global Head of Managed Security Services for BlueVoyant. David brings 20 years of cyber security experience at early-stage and mature companies. Prior to joining BlueVoyant, he was VP of Managed Services at Rapid7 where he drove the creation, execution and strategic vision of the managed services offerings globally. David has held leadership positions at Gemalto’s Identity and Data Protection business, PwC's PRTM Management Consulting and Fidelis Security Systems. Earlier in his career, David led General Electric's global computer security program, where he was a member of the GE Information Management Council and the GE Global E-Commerce team.
He holds a B.S. in Business Administration and Finance from the University of Delaware, where is he a member of the Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics Alumni Board and the Executive Mentor Program.
Chris joins BlueVoyant with a decade of experience consulting to Fortune 500 and US Intelligence Community organizations. Prior to joining BlueVoyant, Chris was Booz Allen’s Chief Engineer for Commercial Cyber Engineering Services and Data Protection Solutions. He is an experienced advisor in the realm of cryptography, data discovery, metadata analysis, risk metrics/analytics, data visualization, and reporting. Throughout his career he has assessed, designed and built information security programs for a wide variety of large financial, pharmaceutical and technology organizations, as well as provided thought leadership within a series of data security initiatives. He has authored over 1500 pages in multiple volumes on data security topics, including cryptographic binding, metadata management, and cryptographic algorithms. Most recently, Chris and his team focused on advanced data discovery, classification, encryption and risk visualization techniques. He holds both a B.S. in Mathematics and a B.S. in Management Science from MIT, as well as a Masters in Computational Mathematics from Johns Hopkins.
Milan Patel came to BlueVoyant from his role as a managing director in the Cyber Defense practice at K2 Intelligence. Before K2 Intelligence, Milan was the CTO of the FBI Cyber Division in charge of technology strategy. Milan organized and co-lead the Joint Requirements Team, facilitated by the White House National Security Council. Prior to that, Milan was one of the FBI’s most senior cyber agents and initiated and lead numerous high profile, global cyber investigations. Milan was a member of the FBI’s elite SWAT team, and was the recipient of the Federal Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.
Travis Mercier is the Head of BlueVoyant’s U.S. Security Operations Center (SOC). Travis previously led the Customer Security Operations Center (CSOC) and the Managed Security Threat Intelligence Cell as senior manager at Rackspace. He built and operated SOCs for five Fortune 500 organizations, and led remediation of multiple high-profile data breaches involving sophisticated adversaries and nation-state level threats. Prior to his time at Rackspace, Travis was a senior consultant at Ernst & Young and a senior consultant at CrowdStrike. He holds a B.B.A. in Information Systems and a B.B.A in Cyber Security from the University of Texas San Antonio.
Brian Miller comes to BlueVoyant from SecureWorks where he was a product manager responsible for business case development, customer acquisition planning, market segmentation, and go-to-market strategy for early concept offerings in mobile, cloud, and security orchestration. He has 10 years of experience in product management with eight years’ experience leading and developing products for the application security market. With extensive knowledge in customer experience design, he has developed market-driven solutions from conception to development and works closely with business and engineering teams to accelerate project delivery.
Chris Teekema is BlueVoyant’s Head of Client Implementation and Quality Measurement. Chris has over eight years’ experience in managed security operations across all functional areas of network security. Prior to joining BlueVoyant, Chris worked at Dell Secureworks as a senior network security manager and was responsible for the monitoring the health of the company’s 24/7 service line. He managed a global team of over 50 members and built multiple teams from the ground up.
Austin P. Berglas comes to BlueVoyant after building and leading the Cyber Defense practice at K2 Intelligence. Prior to K2 Intelligence, he served 22 years in the U.S. Government. Austin was the Assistant Special Agent in charge of the FBI’s New York Office Cyber Branch. There, he oversaw all national security and criminal cyber investigations in the agency’s largest cyber branch, and was awarded the FBI Director’s Award for Excellence in a Cyber Investigation. Prior to the FBI, Austin achieved the rank of captain in the U.S. Army.
Vincent D’Agostino came to BlueVoyant from his role as a managing director in the Cyber Defense practice at K2 Intelligence. Before K2 Intelligence, he served as one of the most senior special agents within the Cyber Branch of the FBI’s New York Office and established himself as one of the U.S. government’s foremost authorities on investigations, identity theft, Dark/Deep web, crypto-currency, and international botnet investigations. Vincent is the recipient of the Attorney General Award for Distinguished Service for his role in the investigation and prosecution of the Silk Road online black market.
Robert Hannigan is Executive Chairman of BlueVoyant Europe and Global Head of Strategy. Until 2017, Robert was Director of GCHQ, the UK’s largest intelligence and security agency and NSA equivalent. There he led the creation of the UK’s National Cybersecurity Centre (NCSC) and oversaw the UK’s pioneering Active Cyber Defense program with industry. During his 20-years of public service, Robert was Prime Minister’s Security Adviser and created the UK’s first cyber security strategy. Prior to that he worked as principal adviser to Prime Minister Tony Blair on the Northern Ireland peace process. He was awarded the US Intelligence Distinguished Public Service Medal in 2017 and honored by Queen Elizabeth for services to UK national security in 2013.
Gad Goldstein has more than 30 years of experience in the Israeli security and intelligence community. In his last several positions, Gad served as a division head, in the rank equivalent to Major General. Gad was the founder and CEO of K2G Global, a Dark Web threat intelligence company acquired by BlueVoyant. Gad previously served as a research fellow at the Brookings Institute in Washington, D.C. He received his M.A. in public administration, summa cum laude, from IDC Herzliya’s Lauder School of Government, Diplomacy, and Strategy, and his B.A. in political science, summa cum laude, from Bar-Ilan University.
Mr. Moral Rubio is Head of BlueVoyant Spain. He was previously Global Chief Information Security Officer at BBVA where he helped establish the bank’s Cyber Security Software Development Department, launched BBVA’s Innovation 4 Security patent management company, and employed artificial intelligence engines to reduce incidents of cyber crime. Santiago sits on the advisory boards of Trident Cybersecurity and Team 8, and is Co-Director of the Data, Networks & Cyber Security Technological Institute. He is also a professor of mathematics (machine learning) at Rey Juan Carlos University where he holds a PhD in Systems Engineering and is currently pursuing a second PhD in Cybersecurity Governance and Mathematics.
Jeff Peltier joined BlueVoyant from Morgan Stanley where he was Head of the Sales and Local Tax group. Before Morgan Stanley, Jeff spent 18 years in real estate principal investing, investment banking and mortgage finance at Lehman Brothers and Citigroup. Jeff holds a Master of Business Administration from Columbia Business School and a Master of Science from Columbia School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Harvard College.
Scott Brown comes to BlueVoyant from Stroz Friedberg where he worked for six years as chief legal officer in charge of the organization’s global legal affairs. Prior to joining Stroz Friedberg, Scott led the intellectual property and technology group in the Boston office of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP. While with Skadden, Scott focused on U.S. and cross-border mergers and acquisitions, securities offerings, commercial contracts, and counseling and litigation. Scott has worked domestically and abroad with a variety of U.S. and international clients, from growth-stage companies to some of the world’s largest corporations, as well as private equity firms and investment banks. Scott earned a bachelor’s degree in history from Trinity College, and a law degree from the University of Connecticut School of Law.
Francesca List is the Director of Human Resources at BlueVoyant where she is responsible for all aspects of employee and resource management. She joined BlueVoyant after spending ten years at Morgan Stanley working as an analyst in Firm Management. Francesca graduated cum laude from the University of Miami.
Catherine Chang is the Head of U.S. Strategy. She has a decade of experience advising senior management on corporate strategy and development. Prior to joining BlueVoyant, Catherine was Vice President of Firm Strategy and Execution at Morgan Stanley. During her tenure, Catherine evaluated strategic opportunities for the firm and advised on principal mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures. She also partnered with business units and functional areas to help execute their strategic priorities. Catherine was previously a member of the Women’s Bond Club of New York and was a recipient of the Rising Star Award. Catherine holds an A.B. in Economics and Psychology from Harvard University.
Chief Investment Officer, Fiserv
Managing Director at the Pritzker Organization
President of BlueVoyant Europe and Chairman, Israel
Principal at 8VC
Chairman of K2 Intelligence
Chairman and CEO of DNS Capital
Former executive at eBay & Paypal
CEO of Team8
Global Co-Head Media & Communications at Morgan Stanley
Former President of the University of North Carolina & White House Chief of Staff
Senior Partner Emeritus of McKinsey & Co.
Former Chair of ICANN Board
Former Head of Threat Intelligence, NSA
CEO of K2 Intelligence
CIO of Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
Former CEO, BitVoyant
Partner at CyberCloud Ventures
Vice Chairman, IHS Markit
Former Minister of Economy and Finance Italy
Partner and Chief Operational Risk Officer at Goldman Sachs
Director Emeritus McKinsey, Italy
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