Brigadier General Charly Shugg, USAF (Retired), is COO of Sylint Group providing 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 US Air Force’s cyberspace operations program and crafted concepts of operations for multiple worldwide organizations to include USCYBERCOM. In addition he was the Commander of DoD’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Center of Excellence charged with creating unified UAS concepts of operation. Shugg has been a featured speaker at numerous UAS and cyberspace events.