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The George Mason University Cybersecurity Innovation Forum Thursday, November 12, 2020, 7-9pm (Virtual)

The George Mason University Cybersecurity Innovation Forum Thursday, November 12, 2020, 7-9pm Virtual

The focus of the events is on cybersecurity innovation including innovation rationale and motivation, technology, metrics, and lessons learned.

We are excited to announce Henry (Jamie) Holcombe will be the speaker at this forum. Holcombe serves as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). In this role, he is the principal advisor to the agency on the design, development, and management of its information systems and technology.

Most recently, Mr. Holcombe served as the Chief Executive Officer of Visium Technologies, a cybersecurity startup, and Chief Operations Officer for TJ Westlake LLC, a service-disabled veteran-owned small business. Prior to these executive roles, he served as the Vice President and General Manager for Harris CapRock Critical Networks segment, providing managed security services supporting air traffic management, energy and maritime communications, ground network operations and sustainment, and high-value IT and engineering cyber services.

At Harris CapRock, Mr. Holcombe led the company’s Government Solutions line of business to deliver operational excellence and growth. Previously, he had served as Harris’ Vice President of Information Technology for Global Systems and Process, and as IT Services’ Director of Civil Programs and Commercial Accounts, as well as Client Executive to the U.S. Department of State.

Mr. Holcombe has also served in a variety of executive level positions at various firms, including as Vice President of Information Systems for the Universal Service Administrative Company under the oversight of the Federal Communications Commission; as Chief Technology Officer, Senior Vice President of Operations, and Corporate Secretary for the Globix Corporation; and as Chief Information Officer of Cambrian Communications. LLC. He has also been an Architect and Senior Principal Consultant to companies in telecommunications, entertainment, and insurance.Mr. Holcombe began his career as an officer in the U.S. Army where he served as company commander of the 1116th Signal Battalion and was awarded both the Douglas MacArthur Leadership Award and Most Outstanding Officer of the Year in Hawaii. He graduated from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point with a Bachelor of Science degree, finishing first in his class in computer science. He earned a Master of Business Administration degree in information systems from Chaminade University in Honolulu, and a Master of Science degree in computer science from George Washington University.

Follow us on Twitter @MasonCyber for more up-to-date discussions on cybersecurity and innovation. George Mason University’s (GMU) Volgenau School of Engineering and School of Business sponsor the events.

The Cybersecurity Innovation Forum Series is generously supported by Accenture.

There is no cost to attend, but registration is required.

Please register at:
https://gmu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_QsmWvFILSvuupygNDXpHGQ

Christina Batcheler

Christina Batcheler Program Operations & Public Relations Specialist Research Partnerships & Grants Initiative, School of Business & Center for Assurance Research and Engineering (CARE), Volgenau School of Engineering George Mason University http://business.gmu.edu/partnerships-grants/ http://care.gmu.edu/ cbatchel@gmu.edu P: 703-993-3746 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030 *For our latest news, please go to our blog at: https://business.gmu.edu/blog/tech/category/research/ *To receive our news via email periodically, please send your email to: cbatchel@gmu.edu. *Follow our tweets at: https://twitter.com/masoncyber *Join our Meetup Group for upcoming events at: https://www.meetup.com/Cybersecurity-Innovation-Forum/