Cloud for Utilities today announced Chad Sweet, Co-Founder and CEO of The Chertoff Group, will be returning as a keynote speaker for the 2018 Summit. Chad will speak on cybersecurity threats to America’s energy infrastructure on Thursday, November 15th at the Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown.
“Cybersecurity is a continually evolving and pressing issue as businesses transition to the cloud for their client services. I look forward to speaking once again at the Cloud for Utilities Summit to share new cybersecurity considerations and strategies as utilities look to the cloud,” said Chad Sweet, Co-Founder and CEO, The Chertoff Group.
“With cybersecurity concerns at the forefront of new technology innovations, we are thrilled to welcome Chad Sweet back to the Cloud for Utilities stage,” said Amos Snead, Managing Director, Cloud for Utilities. “Chad has over ten years of cybersecurity-focused experience, and we know his insights will be invaluable to this year’s attendees.”
In addition to his position at The Chertoff Group – a global advisory firm and investment bank exclusively focused on the security sector – Mr. Sweet formerly served as the Chief of Staff of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS). Prior to becoming Chief of Staff of DHS, Mr. Sweet worked as an investment banker at the firms of Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs as well as served in the CIA’s National Clandestine Service.
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The second annual Cloud for Utilities Summit will be held November 14 – 16, 2018 at the Fairmont Hotel in Washington DC. Register here.
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