Chief Operating Officer, Sylint GroupCharly Shugg, Brig. Gen. (Ret), USAF, is the COO for the Sylint Group and provides operational insight, strategy and strategic vision in the areas of information and cybersecurity. In his last Air Force position, he was responsible for providing Combatant Commanders with trained and ready cyberforces to plan and conduct worldwide cyberspace operations. Shugg was a key architect and strategic planner of the U.S. Air Force’s cyberspace operations program. He crafted concepts of operations for multiple worldwide organizations within the Air Force and USCYBERCOM. One of his previous duties was to regularly brief the status of AFCYBER Operations to executive-level government and congressional officials. He has been a featured speaker at numerous privately sponsored cyberspace events.