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Lieutenant General Ronald L. Burgess, Jr., USA Retired
Lieutenant General Ronald L. Burgess, Jr., USA Retired, is senior counsel for national security programs, cyber programs and military affairs at Auburn University. In this capacity he coordinates and provides direction for a broad range of interdisciplinary research and interfaces with federal, state and commercial entities on all matters related to these programs. General Burgess, who was commissioned through the Auburn University ROTC Program, spent much of his 38-year career in the upper levels of military intelligence and security. His final assignment was as the 17th Director of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency. Besides completing several senior military educational programs, General Burgess earned a Master of Science degree in Education from the University of Southern California and a Master of Military Arts and Science from the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. Among his many awards and decorations are the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal, Defense Distinguished Service Medal and Defense Superior Service Medal.
Matt M. Rahman
Matt M. Rahman, currently IOActive’s Vice President of Global Sales, plays a crucial role in expanding IOActive’s international footprint, while positioning the company as the worldwide premier high-end services company. A veteran of the industry, Mr. Rahman has spent the last 19 years in various executive roles in security software and services firms, including Damballa, Solutionary and IBM Internet Security Systems (ISS). He gained management experience early in his career while working for KPMG, BellSouth, UUnet/MCI, NetSec and Verizon Business. Mr. Rahman holds an MBA, BS, CISSP, CISM and ITIL degrees and certifications. He serves on several boards as an officer including Aunigma, InfraGard and SEERN, and a contributing member at Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), ISSA, and HTCA. In his spare time Mr. Rahman is an Information Security Adjunct Professor at ITT Tech.
David A. Frye
David A. Frye has been in senior executive management responsible for developing wireline/wireless telecommunications, IT systems technology and business development both domestically and internationally, for over 35 years. He is founder and CEO of David Frye Associates, Inc., a telecommunication and technology consulting company involved with projects worldwide. Prior experience includes key positions with Nortel, TRW/Vidar and WireFree Partners LLC. Mr. Frye also founded and held executive positions in wireless provider Codecomm Inc., NovAtel Communications Inc. and US-based paging company Celpage, Inc. He has served on the boards of WireFree Partners LLC, Internet service provider Sunlit Surf, integrated communications provider Optivon Inc., telecom company Panama TeleData and several other foreign companies. Mr. Frye has been an advisory board member of ELSI Solar in the Phillipines and the American Appalachian Energy Research Council. Current memberships include Atlanta Telecommunications Professionals and the InfraGard, a government infrastructure security association associated with the FBI. Having earned a degree from DeVry University, Mr. Frye later completed post-graduate studies at Penn State University, Emory University and the American Management Association.