The mission of the WashingtonExec Cyber council is to bring together Cyber thought leaders from all industry sectors across the Washington DC region to share knowledge and trends associated with the growing Cyber threat, Human Capital development, remediation and risk reduction strategies, and STEM initiatives associated with Cyber.
Greg Touhill is one of the nation’s premier cybersecurity and information technology senior executives. A highly experienced leader of large, complex, diverse, and global cybersecurity and information technology operations, Greg was selected by President Obama as the US government’s first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).
His other civilian government service includes duties as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications in the US Department of Homeland Security and as Director of the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center where he led national programs to protect the United States and its critical infrastructure.
Greg is a retired Air Force general officer, a highly-decorated combat leader, a former American diplomat, and a senior executive with documented high levels of success on the battlefield and in the boardroom.
Jeff Snyder is vice president of cyber programs, part of Raytheon’s U.S. Business Development organization. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), with 2015 sales of $23 billion and 61,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts.
During the past 20 years, Snyder has held increasingly responsible positions involving strategic planning, business development and operations with a variety of high-technology firms. Prior to joining Raytheon, he was vice president of Cyber Programs for CUBIC Corporation. There he formed Cubic Cyber Solutions, Inc., and led an initial cyber acquisition to launch the new subsidiary.
Previously Snyder was Business Development vice president at SAIC Corporation. He oversaw marketing, business development and execution efforts for the firm’s large and diverse Information Assurance and Cyber Security business.
Snyder was also a senior vice president of Cyber Programs for the Centre for Strategic Cyberspace + Security Science, a multilateral, international, nonprofit organization that conducts independent cyber-centric research, development and analysis in the areas of cyberspace, cyber defense intelligence, security and cyber sciences shaping international security policies and cyber security initiatives.
Snyder is active on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Cyber Committee, the CANSO ATM Security Working Group, the Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) Cyber Committee, the White Hat Gala Charity Planning Committee, and the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee Industrial Internet Subcommittee. He is also a member of the AFCEA Board of Directors, the AFCEA Mentoring Continuum, the Association of Old Crows Capitol Club Board, and Washington Children’s Hospital Industry Advisory Board.
From a University perspective, Snyder is active with the Dean’s Advisory Board at the University of Central Florida College of Engineering and Computer Science, and the President’s Advisory Board at CalPoly. He is also a Senior Fellow at the George Washington University Center for Cyber.
Snyder received his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He subsequently completed the Navy’s graduate-level nuclear engineering program and served with the U.S. Navy as a nuclear submarine officer. He taught in the Navy’s graduate nuclear engineering program prior to leaving defense service to enter private industry.
Snyder earned an MBA from the University of Central Florida with a focus on strategic planning and growth strategies for technology firms. He is a frequent speaker and panelist at conferences and industry events focused on Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Protection.
Mr. Phillip E. Lacombe, also known as Phil, served as President and Chief Operating Officer of STG Group, Inc. since September 12, 2016 until November 14, 2017. Mr. Lacombe leads a top tier management team dedicated to developing and selling software, analytics and cyber security capability; developing new customers and channels to market and managing existing customer and channel partner relationships; developing strategic partnerships and ensuring that overall revenue