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Advisory Board | VCU Cybersecurity Center 

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VCU Cybersecurity Center Advisory Board features experts from commercial, government, and academia selected from some of the top entities in Virginia and the world.

Center Advisory Board

VCU Cybersecurity Center Advisory Board provides various perspectives ranging from local, state and national businesses to federal agencies and other academic institutions.

Advisory Board





Jason Ancarrow

AVP, Cybersecurity, CarMax

Cyrus Beheshti

Senior Manager, Deloitte Risk and Financial Advisory

Cathie Brown

VP / CISO, Impact Makers

Rebecca Dovi

Director of Education, Code Virginia

Chip Greene

Director, Cybersecurity, GE Digital

Dan Han

CISO, VCU, Chair of the Advisory Board

Robert Keeton

First Sergeant, Virginia State Police

Rob Powell

Senior Advisor - Cybersecurity, NASA

Charles Tango

CISO, Altria

Chris Tignor

Cybersecurity Chief Data Officer, Federal Reserve System

Michael Watson

CISO / Deputy CIO, Commonwealth of Virginia

Craig Rieger

Idaho National Laboratory (INL)

Ken Speeden

Founder, Innovative Solutions Consortium

Bobby Keener

Chief Technology Innovations Officer, VDOE





Krzysztof Cios

Professor & Chair, Computer Science, VCU

Milos Manic

Director, VCU Cybersecurity Center, Ex Officio

William Pelfrey

Associate Professor, LD Wilder School of Government and Public Affairs

Erdem Topsakal

Professor & Chair, Electrical and Computer Engineering, VCU

Jim Wynne

Associate Professor Interim Chair, Department of Information Systems

Gary Tepper

Professor and Chair, Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering

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