Chief Advanced Technology Officer, Department of Homeland SecurityMr. Struse serves as the Chief Advanced Technology Officer for the DHS National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC) where he is responsible for technology vision and strategy. Mr. Struse is the creator of the STIX and TAXII automated information sharing initiatives which have been widely adopted across the public and private sectors. In October 2014, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson presented Mr. Struse with one of the department’s highest honors, the Secretary’s Award for Excellence, in recognition of his pioneering work on STIX and TAXII. Prior to joining DHS, Mr. Struse was Vice President of Research and Development at VOXEM, Inc., where he was the creator of a high‐performance, extreme high‐reliability communications software platform.