Keynote Speaker Spotlight

Every year we strive to deliver excellent Key Note Speakers as well as smaller break out session. This year our Keynote Speakers are Eric Cowperthwaite, Director of Information Security for Esterline Technologies Corporation and James McMurry, CEO of Milton Group. Richard Marshall, CEO of X-SES Consultants, LLC will be our special members only lunchtime keynote.




Special Lunchtime members only Keynote:

Mr. Marshall is CEO of X-SES Consultants, LLC. He currently serves as General Counsel, Data On ACID; Executive Director, The Center for Understanding Change; and Strategic Adviser to: AquaComms Ltd. (Dublin, Ireland); Azizi Bank (Kabul, Afghanistan); ConsulSys (Bangalore, India); and Hatha Systems (Washington, DC, USA) among others.

A nationally and internationally recognized thought leader on cyber related policy, legal and technical issues, he has been a keynote speaker on cyber executive leadership issues at conferences in Germany,England, the United States,India,Moldova, China,Thailand and Switzerland and a Cyber Security commentator on CNN, BBC, Politico. FedScoop. the New York Times and Scientific American.

He provides an impressive professional network and is highly respected for facilitating program and contract development. He has extensive leadership experience and success in designing growth strategies, integrating policy, culture and training with technology issues, building relationships and delivering lasting results. He is a strategic thinker who knows how to lead and most importantly, where to lead.

Mr. Marshall graduated from The Citadel with a B.A. in Political Science; Creighton University School of Law with a J.D; Georgetown University School of Law with an LL.M. in International and Comparative Law; was a Fellow at the National Security Law Institute, University of Virginia School of Law; attended the Harvard School of Law Summer Program for Lawyers; the Georgetown University Government Affairs Institute on Advanced Legislative Strategies; participated in the Information Society Project at Yale Law School and the Privacy,Security and Technology in the 21st Century program, Georgetown University School of Law and the US-Russia Cyber Security Workshop, Tufts University.

He has represented the United States before Her Majesty’s High Court of Justice in London and is licensed to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States