Chuck Brooks, Co-Founder, Chief Evangelist Officer, Strategic Technology Evangelist, and Senior Cyber Security Advisor. LinkedIn named Chuck as one of “The Top 5 Tech People to Follow on LinkedIn” out of their 450 million members. He has an extensive policy and technology background both in the public and private sectors. In government, Chuck has served at The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in legislative leadership roles at The Science & Technology Directorate, the Domestic Nuclear Defense Organization, and FEMA. He served as a top Advisor to the late Senator Arlen Specter on Capitol Hill covering security and technology issues. He currently serves as subject Matter Expert to The Homeland Defense and Security Information Analysis Center (HDIAC), a Department of Defense (DOD) sponsored organization through the Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC). In industry, He is Vice President of Government Relations & Marketing for Sutherland Government Solutions. Chuck was a Technology Partner Advisor to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and he currently sits on the advisory boards of several corporations and organizations involved in cybersecurity and homeland security, including the Safe America Foundation. In academia, Chuck was an Adjunct Faculty Member at Johns Hopkins University where he taught a graduate course on homeland security for two years. He has an MA in International relations from the University of Chicago, a BA in Political Science from DePauw University, and a Certificate in International Law from The Hague Academy of International Law.