Understanding the opportunities and rewards of cyber and data science investments

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Understanding the opportunities and rewards of cyber and data science investments

The digitization of the Global Economy has demonstrated the critical importance of cyber security as cyber threats have become the existential business risk. In response, corporations and the entire spectrum of government, healthcare, education and SMBs have been forced to massively increase their investments in cyber defences. Now the fastest growing segment of Information Technology spending and one that is largely uncorrelated to broader market indices, the cyber security market is driven by innovation and the bulk of that innovation is generated by start-up companies; creating one of today’s most dynamic and compelling opportunities for investors.

Join this interactive webinar to learn about the latest opportunities for investing in cyber and data science. Learn how to best take advantage of the rewards of investing in the cyber and data science sector, and how to ensure you avoid investing with the wrong people.

Key Learning Points

• Examine the opportunities for investing in the cyber and data science sector

• Identify how to best take advantage of the opportunities in cyber

• How to pick the winners and avoid the losers


Mike Janke, Co-Founder, DataTribe

Michael Janke is a 6-time founder and CEO, accomplished entrepreneur, and former member of SEAL Team 6. Mike is a co-founder of DataTribe — a unique startup foundry and venture capital firm, specializing in commercial technology startups focused on cybersecurity and data science. Mike is a board member of: DataTribe, Dragos, OP2Labs, MindBridge AI, Strider, Proof Research, and Prevailion.

His awards include Visionary of the Year — Center for Democracy & Technology, Top 100 Global Thinkers of 2014 — Foreign Policy Magazine, Goldman Sachs — Top 100 Most Intriguing Entrepreneurs of 2014, Fast Company — The World’s Top 10 Most Innovative Companies of 2015, and MIT Technology Review — Top 10 New Innovative Technologies, Top 100 Washington Executives — Mobile Security Leadership — GovConExec Magazine.

Prior to starting multiple technology firms, Mike was the founder and former CEO of SOC- USA, one of the country’s largest defense logistics and security firms headquartered in Washington DC, with more than 8,000 employees in 14 countries.

Mike speaks around the world on privacy, cybersecurity, and building startups and is the 2016 recipient of the “Visionary of the Year” awarded by the Center for Technology & Democracy. He is a best-selling author: Take Control- mastering the art of self-discipline. Mike currently divides his team between Washington, DC and Santa Fe, NM.

Robert R. Ackerman, Jr., Co-Founder, DataTribe

Byron Knight, COO and Managing Director, Koch Disruptive Technologies

Dmitri Alperovitch, Co-Founder and Chairman, Silverado Policy Accelerator

Gabe Green, CISO, Koch Industries