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Join us for DC CyberWeek (October 16 - 20, 2017), a week-long SXSW-style festival in our nation’s capital bringing together leaders, experts, and decision makers from the gov and tech communities. The festival features dozens of community events, complemented by core conferences and parties created by the festival organizer, CyberScoop. DC CyberWeek is about big ideas and coming together to make an impact on the greater good of our connected world.  

Please visit DCCyberWeek.com for more details.
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John Wood

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board, Telos Corporation

John B. Wood is CEO and Chairman of the Board of Telos Corporation, a leading provider ofcontinuous security solutions and services for the world’s most security-conscious agenciesand organizations. In these roles, he orchestrates the company’s support of corporationsand government agencies worldwide in cyber security, secure mobility and identitymanagement. With the company since 1992, John is a leading voice on bringing together theprivate and public sectors to address cyber security issues. He is a frequent speaker oncyber security at industry and government events, and testified at a congressionalcommittee hearing on “Cybersecurity: What the Federal Government Can Learn from thePrivate Sector.”As CEO, John has diversified the company’s product portfolio and expanded its footprint toinclude commercial enterprises, the military, civilian and intelligence agencies of the federalgovernment, and allied nations around the world. Under John’s leadership, Telos offeringshave become the official messaging system of record for the Department of Defense and thedatabase of record for the U.S. Intelligence Community.An active member of the greater Washington, D.C. business community and a vocalchampion of civic entrepreneurship, John was the founding chairman of the LoudounCounty (Va.) CEO Cabinet, part of the Loudoun County Chamber of Commerce, and servedfor five years as chairman of Loudoun County’s Economic Development Commission. In2014, he was appointed by Gov. Terry McAuliffe to serve on the Virginia Cyber SecurityCommission. He also serves on the boards of the Northern Virginia Technology Council andthe Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts.In addition to his work in technology, the local community and the arts, John’s philanthropicefforts support STEM education, humanitarian relief, children and more. In 2012, John wasnamed Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Tragedy Assistance Program forSurvivors (TAPS), a national organization that provides care and support for the families ofAmerica’s fallen military heroes. He also served 10 years on the Board of Directors ofProject Rebirth, a nonprofit organization that serves veterans and first responders affectedby tragic loss and celebrates the resiliency of the human spirit.John is the recipient of several industry awards, including Washingtonian Magazine’s “TechTitans” in 2011 and the SmartCEO Cornerstone Award in 2015. Before joining Telos in1992, John worked on Wall Street after earning his degree in finance and computer scienceat Georgetown University.


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