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David Chasteen

Chief Operating Officer

David has been a leader and communicator in national security and information security for two decades, with a particular focus on NIST framework, critical infrastructure security and advanced threat intelligence. He has built best-in-class, collaborative programs at local, federal and nonprofit institutions and has a passion for community service, change leadership and fostering inclusive organizational cultures.

David was most recently the CISO for the San Francisco Police Department and previously served as the Executive Officer of the CIA’s Covert Action Staff, a CTO at L-3 MPRI and a founding member of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America. He was technical consultant for Amazon’s Jack Ryan.

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