Advisory Group

The Government Symposium Advisory Group, comprised of IT security and management leaders from the public and private sectors, provides counsel and direction on the Symposium program content.

Steve Elky

Director, IT Strategic Planning, Library of Congress

Wanda Gibson

Director and Chief Technology Officer, Fairfax County

Jacqui Irwin

Assemblywoman, State of California

Mark Kneidinger

Director, Federal Network Resilience, Department of Homeland Security

Richard Naylor

Chief, Cyber Division, Department of Defense

Rob Palmer

Deputy Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Doug Robinson

Executive Director, National Association of State Chief Information Officers

Tony Sager

Senior Vice President and Chief Evangelist, Center for Internet Security

Christopher Wilkinson

Senior Director, Market Development, immixGroup

Neil Carmichael, Jr.

Director, Insider Threat Program, National Archives and Records Administration

George J. Jakabcin

Chief Information Officer, Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA)

Sean Kelley

Senior Director, Defense Health, Leidos (Former CISO, Environmental Protection Agency)