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BIC LEADERSHIP

FOUNDER &
EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

 

Michaela Barnett

 

Bio: Award winning Computer security enthusiast, advocate, activist and the founder of Blacks In Cybersecurity

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Director of operations

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DIRECTOR OF 

Communications

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Delicia Hargrove

Bio: An experienced Customer Success manager who demonstrates leadership, analytical thinking, strategic planning, time management, training and effective communication skills.

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DIRECTOR OF Information

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Paul Pearson

Bio: Paul helps clients outline their company's technological vision, mitigate cybersecurity risks, and ensure that the tech resources align with the company's business needs. He is a proud veteran of the U.S. Air Force and boasts an outstanding record of community service through local non-profits supporting technology missions. He has over decade of experience supporting the intelligence community, private sector, public sector and non-profit organizations.

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DIRECTOR OF CAPTURE THE FLAG 

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Geoff Heymann

Bio:

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Interntional CAPTURE THE FLAG coordnator

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Jones Baraza

Bio: I am a seasoned software engineer with over a decade of experience. Specializing in application security, I have dedicated my career to ensuring the protection and integrity of software systems. As a founder and innovator, I continuously seek out new ways to enhance security measures and mitigate potential risks. I also take pride in my role as a cybersecurity trainer and speaker, sharing knowledge and empowering others. Lastly, I embrace managerial responsibilities, effectively leading teams and driving impactful security initiatives.

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DIRECTOR OF  PUBLIC RELATIONS

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Keena Williams

Bio: As a digital marketing and social media community management professional, I have spent several years honing my skills in crafting engaging content, managing online communities, and driving brand awareness through various digital channels. Now, I am excited to transition into the Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) field and apply my expertise in a new and exciting domain.

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Partnerships & Events Lead

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Khadijah Miller

Bio: Experienced Information Technology Product Manager with a demonstrated history of working in software, web and application development. Skilled in Data Analysis, Software Engineering, Application Development, Product Design, and Application security.

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Lead community moderator

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James Womack
Bio: Cybersecurity graduate passionate about application security and security engineering. I look for opportunities where I can design, develop, and deliver countermeasures that strengthen the company's security posture and protect customer data.
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chief of staff

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Lakyjsha Smith

Bio: Throughout my career, I’ve utilized my technical leadership, analytical, communication, coordination, and problem-solving skills to meet the operational needs and objectives of organizations. In recent roles, I supported cybersecurity initiatives, maintaining operational efficiency and integrity by partnering with department leaders to establish system safeguards to protect against cyber-attacks and security breaches and support credit solutions operations. I also collaborated with managers to support network security audits and analysis to develop and implement safeguards to protect networks and files from risk and exposure of unauthorized modification, destruction, and other breaches. In addition, I partnered with training and development to develop and deliver cyber security awareness training and reviewed internal network security violations, coached violators, and maintained an internal database of infractions to track and identify trends.

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Program manager

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Red team coordinator

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Darrius Robinson
Bio: Security Engineer with five years of expertise in information technology administration and automation with a passion and perception for leveraging people and technology to solve complex issues and meet business requirements.


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EXTERNAL Conference coordinator

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CYBERSECURITY 
LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT
PROGRAM

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Village manager

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Lorenzo

Bio: Distinguished career marked by repeated success developing and leading strategic technology planning and implementation aligned with business models and future expectations. Liaise with corporate and Board leadership to forge consultative relationships and advise on long- and short-term objectives. Contribute to due diligence and discovery efforts to facilitate mergers, acquisitions, and equity events supporting corporate goals.

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