Resume as a Security Consultant


  • Commercial software design and development
  • Problem solver
  • Hardcore technical knowledge with direct expertise in its application to business. Over 20 years of professional experience
  • Proven team management skills
  • A security consultant with peer acknowledged expertise as a leader in cybersecurity, secure coding, computer network attack (CNA), computer network defense (CND), and cyber warfare
  • Comfortable from c-level to the trenches

Specialties: cybersecurity, start-ups, software design/architecture, software development, grid computing, high-performance computing clusters, big data, project management, investor relations, document systems, and content management. My designs focus on total system integration, high volume transactions, asynchronous processing / parallel processing, and robust/resilient systems. My track record of successful system development, long term system lifespans and wealth generation speaks for itself. Very few match my performance.

Relevant Experience

November 2016 to present

Tech Data – Director of Solutions Development – Advanced Solutions

Responsible for recruiting new security vendors into the Tech Data offerings. Oversee all security focused technical talent within the security specialized business unit. develop new security offerings. Strategically advise. Ensure Tech Data’s billion-dollar business is strong, utilizing the right vendors, leveraging the best personnel, and communicating the best cybersecurity message.

January 2012 to present

The Arizona Cyber Warfare Range – Co-Founder

All manner of cyber security and operations. Design and development of a secure network to enable and control a network full of deliberate and known vulnerabilities at all skill level. Containing users to their exclusive environment ensuring no breaches across defined boundaries. Cybersecurity leadership advocacy, education, training, execution.

Partnered with academic institutions to update their cybersecurity-related content. Developed new cybersecurity educational material. Assisted in the training of corporate, military, law enforcement, and agency personnel in cybersecurity.

Recognized by many as the world’s leader in cybersecurity education and producing capable cyber warriors. The AZCWR was recognized (US Department of Homeland Security) as a leading cybersecurity program in the United States. Helped to found the nation’s first Information Sharing and Analysis Organization ((ISAO).

  • Secure Coding
  • Security Assessments
  • Penetration testing
  • Malware Analysis
  • Secure system design and development consulting (simulators, UAVs, missiles, space communications, eCommerce, corporate web applications and expert systems etc)

August 2003 to May 2016

A Healthcare 2.0 / eCommerce company

  • Required HIPAA compliance
  • Required PCI compliance
  • Required FDA compliance
  • A hybrid cloud computing environment
  • Responsible for the development of secure coding practices
  • Review of all source code, server instances for adherence to secure coding standards
  • Performed security assessments, penetration testing, security audits
  • Secure software development
  • Code escrow compliance for domain registry
  • System / code fault tolerance

February 2003 to August 2003

A Large Bank

  • Business continuity process development and implementation
  • Secure software development
  • Lending compliance/regulation audit automation
  • Stateful system / code fault tolerance

July 2002 to January 2003

A Stored Value Credit Card Company

  • Business continuity
  • System / code fault tolerance
  • Required PCI compliance
  • Developed anomaly detection and alerting systems

November 1999 to July 2002

A Six Sigma Consulting Firm

  • Development of secure software systems protecting high level corporate intellectual property
  • Developed off-line data collection and secure transfer systems for offline / in-class instructor evaluations
  • Developed secure edi data transfer systems

August 1998 to October 1998

Federal Prison Software Systems for three countries

  • Designed / Authored the core security/access control system
  • Authored the random drug testing system – certified as a truly random system by New Zealand and Australia
  • Authored the victim notification system
  • Performed security audits
  • Trained the development team on security best practices for software development