Jackie McGuire, Hank Thomas – ESW #338
Hank Thomas is a Washington D.C. based Venture Capital Investor, Founder, and CEO of Strategic Cyber Ventures (SCV). SCV invests in rapidly growing cybersecurity and privacy focused technology companies. The SCV team brings an expert, more modern venture capital experience to startup founders and the broader investment ecosystem, working every day to bridge the gap between emerging commercial technology and corporate and national security challenges. Hank is a former U.S. Army Military Intelligence Officer, and Booz Allen Hamilton security consultant and executive. He leverages 25 years of experience to identify, invest in, and help mature differentiated technology companies. Hank serves as a member of the board of directors for cybersecurity technology companies Cloudburst, Polarity, ID DataWeb, SnapAttack, and HackNotice. Hank also serves on Consumer Electronics Show (CES) advisory board.
Jackie McGuire is a Senior Security Strategist at Cribl. As a data scientist and thought leader, Jackie writes, speaks, and memes about security. Prior to joining Cribl, Jackie was a Research Analyst with S&P Global, covering technologies including SIEM, SOAR, and XDR. As a data scientist, Jackie developed behavior analysis and anomaly detection models for a SIEM. She has also been co-founder, CEO, and CFO for several startups, and before her work in technology, was a licensed securities broker and SEC Registered Investment Advisor.