Joel Benge

Strategist, ADG Creative

Joel Benge is an award-winning communicator with roots that span from the humanities to cybersecurity. Early dalliances with the entertainment industry (including Nickelodeon, video game development, and pioneering new media) gave way to hands-on industry experience with network security and cybersecurity risk management. Joel served seven years with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as the principal manager for enterprise cybersecurity communications. He has spoken internationally about digital risks and advocates for a “storytelling” approach to risk management.