Senior NSA, DOD, DHS, DOE, DOJ, White House and ODNI Cybersecurity Experts Among 75+ Speakers at World’s Leading Government Summit on Cybersecurity

A world class lineup of speakers to date are scheduled to speak at the leading government cybersecurity summit in the world…now entering its landmark 10th anniversary and expanding in length.

Government speakers to date include:

  • Major General Dennis Crall, Deputy Principal Cyber Advisor / Senior Military Advisor for Cyber Policy (confirmed)
  • Lt. Gen. Shanahan, Director, Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, Department of Defense (confirmed)
  • Dr. John Zangardi, Chief Information Officer, Department of Homeland Security (confirmed)
  • Anne Neuberger, Director, Cybersecurity, National Security Agency (confirmed)
  • Ashley Mahan, Acting Director, Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) and Secure Cloud Portfolio, General Services Administration (confirmed)
  • Grant Schneider, Chief Information Security Officer, U.S. Government (confirmed)
  • Jerry Perullo, Chief Information Security Officer, ICE/NYSE (confirmed)
  • William Marion, Deputy Chief, Information Dominance and Deputy Chief Information Officer, U.S. Air Force (confirmed)
  • Geoff Brown, CISO, New York City, Head of New York City Cyber Command (confirmed)
  • Yigal Unna, Director General, Israel National Cyber Directorate, Prime Minister’s Office, Israel (keynote) (confirmed)
  • Major General (ret.) Burke E. “Ed Wilson,” Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Office of the Secretary of Defense, DOD (confirmed)
  • Dean Souleles, Chief Technology Advisor to the Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence (PDDNI) (Leads DNI’s Augmenting Intelligence with Machines (AIM) Initiative) (confirmed)
  • Karen Evans, Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response, Department of Energy (confirmed)
  • Bob Kolasky, Director of the National Risk Management Center, DHS (confirmed)
  • Roee Laufer, Division Head, Cyber and Information Security, Israel Airports Authority (confirmed)
  • Eynav Haim-Sayag, Head of Technologies R&D, Cyber Technology Unit, Israel National Cyber Directorate (INCD) (confirmed)
  • Christopher Krebs, Director, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), DHS (confirmed)
  • Lt. Gen. Stephen Fogarty, Commanding General, U.S. Army Cyber Command (confirmed)
  • Niloofar Razi Howe, Sr. Operating Partner – Energy Impact Partners (confirmed)
  • Nickolous Ward, CISO, DOJ (confirmed)
  • Emery Csulak, CISO, DOE (confirmed)
  • Brett Goldstein, Director, Defense Digital Service, DOD (confirmed)
  • Thomas Michelli, Vice Director, Command, Control, Communications, and Computers (C4)/Cyber and Deputy Chief Information Officer, Joint Chiefs of Staff/J6 (confirmed)
  • Dr. Lynne Parker, Assistant Director for Artificial Intelligence (AI) at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) (confirmed)

You will network with and hear again from the “who’s who” of cybersecurity influencers in the U.S. and among our allied partners at the 10th Annual Billington CyberSecurity Summit on September 4-5, 2019 at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

It will convene again U.S. and allied partners in an unprecedented day and a half of high level knowledge sharing and networking.  We are very grateful for those confirmed sponsors and exhibitors to date and for your continued interest and support.

Last year, nearly 800 attendees came to the summit and heard high level speakers from DOD, NSA, DHS, NIST, the FBI, DOT, OMB, Coast Guard Cyber Command, U.S. Army Cyber Command, U.S. Marine Corps Cyberspace Command, Air Forces Cyber and U.S. Cyber Command, plus the Director of GCHQ Jeremy Fleming delivering his first address in the U.S.


“I met Tom [Billington, Founder and CEO of Billington CyberSecurity] in 2014 while I was the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity & Communications and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as he hosted a cybersecurity summit in New York City. It was phenomenal and featured senior cyber leaders from around the world, the US government, the financial sector, academia, and more. Tom continues to bring the most important cyber executives, policy makers, thinkers, researchers, and operators together in valuable engagements that educate, inform, entertain, provoke and help develop lasting positive relationships and professional networks. If you can only attend one cybersecurity event, I recommend a Billington Cybersecurity Summit be the one you invest in. They are the best!” — Brig. Gen. (Ret.) Greg Touhill, President, Cyxtera Federal Group (First U.S. CISO who served for over 25 years in the military)
“Tom has created, organized, and led the best Cyber Security Summits in Washington D.C. over the last 10 years. No one has been able to garner nationally and internationally known speakers and experts in the field as Tom Billington. I’ve been proud to have been associated with him and his company for the last 8 of them. Due to his leadership and foresight, Tom was also able to create and host Automotive and International cybersecurity Summits at exactly the right time when security implications came to the forefront for these industry and agencies.” — Earl Matthews, Maj Gen USAF (ret), Chief Strategy Officer, Verodin, Inc. (Former Chief Information Security Officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force)

Ten Innovations in 2019: 

1. The expansion of the summit by a half day will allow for more networking and more speakers and content than ever before.

2. Moving the Exhibit Hall into the same room as the Main Session will enhance networking allowing for a unified experience for attendees, speakers and sponsors.

3. The introduction of continuing education credits for the first time through (ISC)² and ISACA allows you to receive credit for hearing this world class content.

4. You will hear nearly 14 hours of programming, the most ever.

5. You will have continued allied FiveEye support as we launch a Canadian Cyber Innovation Zone and United Kingdom Cyber Innovation Zone with Northern Ireland support.

6. Israel, also a staunch U.S. ally, will have the largest presence ever in the program and at the Exhibit Hall. At least 10 companies are expected to participate at the Israel Cyber Innovation Zone. Plus Yigal Unna, Director General, Israel National Cyber Directorate, and Roee Laufer, Division Head, Cyber and Information Security, Israel Airports Authority, will speak publicly for the first time in Washington, D.C.

7. More content about cutting edge topics that you need to know about such as Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, 5G, Quantum Computing, CDM, active defense, preventing a cyber 9/11, securing critical infrastructure, zero trust etc.

8. Insights from the highest level decision makers across all facets of cyber security.

9. More civilian senior experts from Department of Homeland Security, GSA, Department of Transportation, Department of Energy etc.

10. For sponsors, new one-on-one networking opportunities and exclusive VIP receptions.

Reasons To Sponsor the 10th Summit:

  1. Network with the “who’s who” of cyber influencers
  2. Hear upcoming priorities of cyber government leaders
  3. Position your firm in the $19B+ cyber Federal market
  4. Billington’s 10-year track record shows we beat expectations
  5. Network at the most exclusive venues in town
  6. Be among the high level cyber government speakers including agency leaders, CIOs, CISOs, etc.
  7. Hear upcoming trends in cyber to shape your future plans
  8. A one on one with a key speaker is often developed
  9. Meet significant media. Over 40 media attended in 2018
  10. Receive free passes to attend summit and exclusive Embassy receptions