William “Tony” Cole, VP and Global Government CTO at FireEye, assists governments in understanding today’s advanced threats and their potential impact. He previously held senior roles at McAfee and Symantec and is retired from the US Army. His last assignment was the Technical Operations Manager for Network Security at the Pentagon and he’s been featured in FCW, CNN, BBC, ABC, Washington Times, and many others. He’s served on the President’s NSTAC IoT subcommittee and was appointed to the FCC’s CSRIC-V Council. In 2014 he was awarded “Industry IT Executive of the Year” by GCN, and in 2015 was inducted into the Wash 100 by Executive Mosaic as one of the most influential industry executives impacting government. He has a B.Sc. in computer networking and is the former President of ISSA-DC.