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DC Feb 6-7 2020

10th Anniversary

Taking Ownership of the Future of our Security

Suits & Spooks DC is the only international security summit where the attendees and speakers engage in discussion and debate of cyber/physical security challenges over the course of two days. World-class speakers will describe their vision of future threats and leading edge companies will exhibit novel solutions. Our attendees come from the public and private sectors of U.S. and allied countries, and the networking is second to none.

This year we are supporting the National Cryptologic Museum Foundation in its establishment of the Cyber Center for Education and Innovation (CCEI). The CCEI will also be home to the NSA’s new National Cryptologic Museum. Make a tax-deductible donation of $100 to the foundation and save $100 on your Suits & Spooks registration.

Stan McChrystal The Future of Warfare and Leadership in a Connected and Chaotic World General Stan McChrystal is widely praised for creating a revolution in warfare that fused intelligence and operations. A four-star general, he is the former commander of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan and the former leader of Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), which oversees the military's most sensitive forces. Kara Swisher The Future of Big Tech in the Era of GDPR and Anti-Trust Kara Swisher is an American technology business journalist and co-founder of Recode. She is also a contributing writer to The NewYork Times Opinion Section where she joined in 2018. She had previously written The Wall Street the journal and served as the co-executive editor of All Things Digital. Jason Gardner How To Build High-Performing Teams In Challenging Environments Jason Gardner is a former U.S. Navy SEAL who spent nearly three decades in the SEAL Teams with eight deployments across the globe. With experience operating in violent cities in both Iraq and Afghanistan, he brings perspective from every level of leadership from a front line SEAL sniper to the SEAL Team FIVE Command Master Chief. He is the recipient of the Silver Star, two Bronze Stars, a Purple Heart and numerous other awards. Jason is now a leadership instructor with Echelon Front. Carmen Medina Countering Cognitive Biases In Polarizing Environments Carmen Medina is a former CIA Deputy Director of Intelligence. A 32-year veteran of the Intelligence Community, she is also the author of Rebels at Work: A Handbook for Leading Change from Within. Dan Geer Have We Achieved What John Von Neumann Feared - a Security Extinction Event? Dan Geer is currently the CISO for In-Q-Tel, a not-for-profit investment firm that works to invest in technology that supports the missions of the Central Intelligence Agency and the broader U.S. intelligence community. Geer has testified before Congress five times and has consulted with numerous startups. Dan Geer is a 1972 graduate of MIT as well as a 1988 Harvard graduate where he received his Doctor of Science (Sc.D) in biostatics. Jack Carr From the SEAL Teams to Novelist: Media as a Force Multiplier Jack Carr is a former Navy SEAL who led special operations teams as a Team Leader, Platoon Commander, Troop Commander, Task Unit Commander, Operations Officer and Executive Officer. Jack is the author of a new political/military thriller titled The Terminal List published by Emily Bestler Books / Atria in March 2018. His second novel, True Believer, hit the shelves on July 30, 2019. David Kilcullen Achieving Early Detection of Urban Terrorism In Smart Cities Dr. Dave Kilcullen is President and CEO of Cordillera Applications Group. He served 24 years as an infantry officer in the Australian Army, then with the U.S. State Department, where he was chief strategist in the Counterterrorism Bureau, Senior Counterinsurgency Advisor to Multi-National Force Iraq, and Senior Advisor for Counterinsurgency to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice.



Stan McChrystal

General, US Army, Ret.; McChrystal Group
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Jason Gardner

US Navy SEAL Master Chief (ret); Instructor, Echelon Front
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Kara Swisher

Co-founder and Editor-at-Large, Recode
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Dan Geer

CISO, In-Q-Tel
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Jack Carr

Author and US Navy SEAL (ret)
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Brittany Kaiser

Data Rights Activist



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David Kilcullen

Cordillera Applications Group
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John Shegerian

Executive Chairman, ERI
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David Lawrence

Chief Executive, RANE
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Elizabeth Wharton

ICS Village
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Allan Friedman

U.S. Dept of Commerce
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Robert Johnston

CEO, Adlumin
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Kristan Wheaton

U.S. Army War College
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Sounil Yu

Strategic Adviser, Author
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Major General Earl Matthews

Chief Strategy Officer, Verodin
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Charles Hoskinson


Carmen Medina

Author; Former DDI, CIA
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Jeffrey C. Dodson

Global CISO, BAE Systems
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Stephanie Chenault

CTO, Corvus Consulting
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Scarlet Fox

DAK Investment Group
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JC Herz

COO, Ion Channel
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Tommy Gardner

CSO, HP Federal
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Jennifer Bisceglie

CEO, Interos Inc.
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Andy Purdy

CSO, Huawei Technologies USA
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Max Kelly

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Bryan Hurd

VP, Stroz Friedberg/AON
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Kara Frederick

Associate Fellow, CNAS
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David Bray

Atlantic Council
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Marjory Blumenthal

Director, RAND Corporation

Bryson Bort

Founder & CEO, SCYTHE
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Jim Jacobson

Siemens Healthineers
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Shaun Moore

CEO, Trueface
Chris Rouland

Chris Rouland

CEO, Phosphorus
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Roger Lanctot

Director, Strategy Analytics

John Sheehy

VP, IOActive

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