Jerry Davis is an independent security technology risk executive consultant and passionate & motivational public speaker. Jerry is the Founder of Gryphon X, LLC, a Technology Risk and Advisory firm Previously, Jerry served as the first Vice President and Global Chief Security Officer (CSO) for a global semiconductor equipment manufacturing company. Jerry has also served as the senior executive for information technology as the Chief Information Officer (CIO) for NASA Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley. As a security executive, Jerry served as the NASA Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), the Chief Information Security Officer for the US Department of Education and as the Deputy Assistant Security for Cybersecurity (CISO) for the US Department of Veterans Affairs. Jerry is a combat decorate Marine and served as a counterintelligence officer with the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA).