14th Annual Billington CyberSecurity Summit

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Join Top Leaders  from the Public and Private Sectors in Cybersecurity

The 14th Annual Billington Cybersecurity Summit will take place September 5–8, 2023, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, DC. With the unique educational mission of convening the who's who in cybersecurity, this annual event brings together senior leadership from the U.S. government and our allied partners along with their industry and academic partners.


Hear World-Class Cyber Content and Government Leadership

Under the overall theme of Advancing Cybersecurity's Impact in an Age of Heightened Risk, attendees will hear from an unparalleled community of U.S. and allied cyber government leadership, industry executives, academic and non-profit experts in a combination of fireside chats, general sessions and breakout sessions. Breakouts will comprise of five tracks: Zero Trust & Data, Critical Infrastructure, Zero Trust & Identity, Cyber Workforce, and Future Technologies.



We are extraordinarily honored that so many distinguished sponsors will support our summit for the 14th year. They make the event possible.


2023 Summit Highlights

This leading government cybersecurity summit is expected to feature:

  • Over 1,500 attendees
  • 190+ speakers
  • 40+ sessions
  • 100+ sponsors
  • 100+ Media covering the summit
  • Gov’t cyber leaders from around the world
  • Expo Hall and Vendor Demo Stage
  • All-Attendee Receptions
  • Three VIP Invite-Only Receptions (For Speakers & Partners)
  • Annual Leadership Luncheon: Celebrating Women in Cyber

Speaker and Presenter Information

Speakers To Date (4/25/23)


  • Nathaniel Fick, Ambassador at Large, Bureau of Cyberspace and Digital Policy, U.S. Department of State

  • John Sherman, CIO, U.S. Department of Defense


Speakers Include:

  • Holly Baroody, Executive Director, United States Cyber Command

  • Shane Barney (invited), CISO, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

  • Donna Bennett, E-CISO, U.S. Department of State

  • Mark Gorak, Principal Director for Resources & Analysis, Department of Defense, Office of the CIO, U.S. Department of Defense

  • Dr. Amy S. Hamilton, Visiting Faculty Chair, Department of Energy, NDU-CIC

  • Steve HernandezDirector, Information Assurance Services and Chief Information Security Officer, Department of Education

  • Patrick Johnson, Director of the Cyber Workforce Management Directorate, in the Office of the Deputy CIO for Resources and Analysis, U. S. Department of Defense (DoD) CIO

  • Wanda Jones-Heath, Principal Cyber Advisor, Department of the Air Force

  • Dr. Brian Kelley (invited), Principal Investigator 5G Core Capabilities & Security Program, Principal Investigator 5G Telemedicine Program, Office of the Undersecretary of Defense, R&E

  • Jeff King, Deputy Chief Information Officer, Department of Treasury

  • Puesh Kumar, Director, Office of Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response, Department of Energy

  • Johanna “Jojo” Leasiolagi, Senior Technical Advisor, Defense Intelligence Agency

  • Col. William H. McHenry II, Senior Engagement Advisor, US Marine Corps Defense Innovation Unit (DIU)

  • Dave McKeown, Acting Principal Deputy CIO Department of Defense SISO, & Deputy Chief Information Officer for Cybersecurity (DCIO(CS)), U.S. Department of Defense

  • Brigadier Karol Molenda, Commander of Cyber Command, Poland 

  • Katie Savage, Secretary of the Maryland Department of Information Technology, State of Maryland

  • Lynette Sherrill, CISO, Veterans Affairs

  • Dr. Michael Sulmeyer, Principal Cyber Advisor, Office of the Under Secretary, Army

  • Greg Touhill, Director, CERT Division, Carnegie Mellon Software Engineering Institute

  • Zachary Tudor, CISSP, Associate Lab Director, National & Homeland Security, Idaho National Laboratory

  • Col Zachary "Shay" Warakomski, Deputy Commander, Combined Force Space Component Command, U.S. Space Command, Department of the Air Force

  • Suzanne White, Deputy Director, Defense Intelligence Agency

  • Juliette Wilcox, Cyber Security Ambassador, UK Defence and Security Exports at the Department for Business and Trade

  • Alyssa Zeutzius, Deputy Chief Cyber Officer for Policy, State of New York


Industry and Not for Profit Organization Speakers:

  • Lynn Dohm, Executive Director, WiCyS

  • Sami Khoury, Head, Canadian Centre for Cyber Security (CCCS)

  • Darren Lacey, J.D., Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer, Johns Hopkins University and Johns Hopkins Medicine

  • Rep. Jim Langevin, Strategic Advisory Group, Paladin Capital Group 

  • Adam Lee, CISO,Dominion Energy Services

  • Sasha O'Connell, Executive in Residence, American University

  • Matthew Travis, CEO, CMMC-AB

  • Vitaly Gudanets, CISO, Netflix

Expected Number of Attendees


Relevant Government Agencies

Air Force, Army, Navy & Marine Corps, Intelligence Agencies, DOD & Military, Office of the President (includes OMB), Dept of Education, Dept of Energy, Dept of Homeland Security, Dept of Labor, Dept of State, Dept of Veterans Affairs, GSA, SSA, Other Federal Agencies, Legislative Agencies (GAO, GPO, LOC, etc.), State Government, County Government, City Government, Municipal Government, CIA, Office of Personnel Management, FAA, Census Bureau, EEOC, Federal Government, State & Local Government, FDA, Foreign Governments/Agencies, NSA, FCC

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Tue-Fri, Sep 5-8, 2023

Exhibit Dates
Tue-Fri, Sep 5-8, 2023


Government/Military:  $0.00

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Cen
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004
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