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Tom Kellermann

Global Fellow

Professional affiliation

Chief Cybersecurity Officer for Carbon Black Inc and Vice Chair of Strategic Cyber Ventures Board; Professor at American University

Full Biography

Tom Kellermann has 19 years of cybersecurity experience. Over his career, Tom has acted as a trusted advisor to Fortune 100 clients and the U.S. government regarding their cybersecurity postures and the cyber threat landscape. Tom served as a Commissioner on the Congressionally Appointed Commission on Cybersecurity for the 44th Presidency. He has also served  on the board of the National Cyber Security Alliance, The International Cyber Security Protection Alliance (ICSPA), and the National Board of Information Security Examiners Panel for Penetration Testing. Tom has held the positions of CISO at Trend Micro, Vice President for Cybersecurity at Trend Micro, Chief Technology Officer at AirPatrol Corporation, and Vice President of Security Awareness for Core Security. Previously, Tom was the Senior Data Risk Management Specialist for the World Bank Treasury Security Team, where he was responsible for internal cyber-intelligence and policy and for advising central banks around the world about their cyber-risk posture and layered security architectures. Tom was also an Adjunct Instructor in the School of International Service and the Kogod School of Business at American University for eight years. 

Tom co-authored the book "E-safety and Soundness: Securing Finance in a New Age"

B.A. in Political Science and Psychology with a minor in Computer Science from the University of Michigan
M.A. in International Affairs from American University 

Certification for Ethical Hacking (CEH), ISACA
Certified Information Security Manager, ISACA

Major Publications

"Electronic Safety and Soundness" (World Bank Publications, 2004)

"CSIS Commission on Cybersecurity" (CSIS)

"Cybersecurity in the Americas"