Leadership

FBI Director Christopher Wray: “China is ‘Most Significant’ Threat to U.S.”
“China is the Broadest, Most Challenging, Most Significant Threat We Face as a Country”

The Rise of Great Power Competition

BlackOps teams America’s elite senior thought-leaders from the private sector: technology, Cybersecurity, and management consulting, aligned with U.S. intelligence, military, and federal law enforcement to provide unmatched strategy and adversarial intelligence to help our clients survive and thrive this top threat to all senior leadership.

Board Of Directors

IBM SECURITY     McAFEE     DELOITTE     EDS     CIA     FBI     U.S. SECRET SERVICE     
T. Casey Fleming
Chairman and CEO
Cybersecurity professional_winner
Chairman and CEO, Strategic Security Partners
Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting
Founding Managing Director, Security Division, IBM
Eric Qualkenbush Director, Office of Central Cover, Central Intelligence Agency, retired
Director, Training and Education, Central Intelligence Agency
Michael Weston Assistant Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation, retired
Managed Counterintelligence, Economic Espionage, Insider Threat Operations
Anthony Chapa Assistant Director, United States Secret Service, retired
Chief Technology Officer, United States Secret Service
Directed Electronic Crimes Task Force (ECTF)
Dan Woodward President, Electronic Data Systems
Founding Vice President and General Manager, Security Division, IBM
Tom Ayers CEO, ABB Wireless Communications Systems, Tropos Networks, and N-Dimension Systems
Senior Vice President, McAfee Security
Senior Vice President, BlueCoat Systems

Board of Advisors

AIG       EDS       WELLS FARGO       USMC       HP       ALLIANZ       US-CERT       WHITE HOUSE
Erik Matson
Head of Advisory
Board
Allianz, U.S. Operating Entity Executive
President, The Americas, AIG
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Air Force, retired
Head of BLACKOPS Insurance Industry Group
General David Garza Major General, United States Marine Corps, retired
Inspector General of the Marine Corps
Director, Marine Corps 2025 Strategic Vision Group
Chief of Staff, United States Marine Corps Southern Command
Head of BLACKOPS U.S. Government Agency and Defense Industry Groups
Doug De Peppe, LLM, JD Principal, eosedge Legal, a global CyberLaw firm
CyberLaw advisor to US-CERT
White House Cyber Initiative Attorney
Cyber JAG Officer, Unites States Army
Head of BLACKOPS CyberLaw and Legal Industry Groups
Steve Hammonds Vice President, Chief Information Officer, HP Enterprise Services
Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer, EDS
Group VP, Chief Information Officer, General Motors Acceptance Corp.
Head of BLACKOPS Technology Industry Group
Gerry Czarnecki Chief Executive Officer, Deltennium Strategies
Chair, National University System, Board of Trustees; Chair, Audit Committee, Jack Cooper Enterprises
Chair & Founder, National Leadership Institute; Chair Emeritus & Founder, NACD Florida Chapter
NACD Board Leadership Fellow and Faculty Member; Carnegie Mellon, Software Engineering Institute, CERT Certificate in Cybersecurity Oversight
Head of BLACKOPS Board Leadership & Governance Group
Bob Mannarino Chief Executive Officer, Boardroom Associates
Chief Executive Officer GCR, President ICT Group, COO CDI Corporation, Director Emtec
Board Advisor Cybersecurity and Technology, Clearview Capital, Secure Cloud Services Corporation
NACD Board Leadership Fellow; Board Member NACD CT, Carnegie Mellon, Software Engineering Institute, CERT Certificate, Cybersecurity Oversight
HEAD of BLACKOPS Board Strategy and Cyber Transformation Group
Mark Stanton Senior Vice President, The Americas, Wells Fargo
Senior Vice President, Societe Generale
Head of BLACKOPS Financial Services Industry Group

Executives

IBM SECURITY        MCAFEE        AT&T        HP        DELOITTE        EDS        GOOD TECHNOLOGY
T. Casey Fleming
Chairman and CEO
Chairman and CEO, Strategic Security Partners
Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting
Founding Managing Director, Security Division, IBM
Tom Ayers
Chief Operating Officer
CEO, ABB Wireless Communications Systems, Tropos Networks, and N-Dimension Systems
Senior Vice President, McAfee Security
Senior Vice President, BlueCoat Systems
George McCausland
Chief Engagement Officer
Director, Strategic Consulting Group, Deloitte Consulting
Chief Information Officer, SPX Incorporated
Chief Information Officer, Code Alarm Incorporated
Mike Masterson
Chief Intelligence Officer
Chief, Intelligence, United States Cyber Command
Military Intelligence Branch Chief, United States Army
Commander, Special Troops Battalion, United States Army
Alex Shea
Chief Cyber Intelligence Officer
CEO of leading global DarkNet Intelligence firm
Advisor to Fortune 500 on Cyber risk mitigation strategies
Advisor to U.S. agencies on Cyber Intelligence, HUMINT, Cyber hacking, and methods
Steve Conners, PhD
Chief Architect
Chief Technology Officer, Strategic Security Partners
Managing Director, Cyber Technology Division, IBM Global Services
Chief Technology Officer, Tivoli Systems
Dan Petter
Chief Information Security Officer
Director, Global Secure Systems, AT&T Corporation
Senior Vice President, Security Products, Venali
Vice President, Product Security, Good Technology
Scott Tait
Managing Director
Wargame Group
Captain, USS Zumwalt; 27 year veteran, United States Navy
Led strategy, policy, and innovation for 3 and 4-star commanders in Indo-Pacific region and Washington
Primary focus was directing wargaming to uncover key strategic opportunities and risks
Distinguished member of the Halsey Alfa Advanced Research and Wargaming Project at Naval War College
John Barrett
Chief Financial
Officer
Chief Marketing Officer, Continuum
Vice President Marketing, Accenture
Vice President Marketing, Cap Gemini
Sara Williamson
Chief Marketing
Officer
Chief Marketing Officer, Continuum
Vice President Marketing, Accenture
Vice President Marketing, Cap Gemini
Michael Andrews
Chief Counsel
Chief Counsel, Strategic Security Partners
Chief Counsel, CapWest Securities
General Counsel, American Bancshares