NMU's Cybersecurity Industry Advisory Committee is composed of cybersecurity leaders from major corporations, cybersecurity product start-up companies, cybersecurity consulting firms, tech startups, economic developer advisers and more. The committee meets regularly with NMU to advise on matters of curriculum, internship pathways, industry trends, and partnership opportunities. The committee ensures that NMU stays at the forefront of cybersecurity education.
President - Lasco Development Corporation
Chief Client Success Officer - SensCy
President - Northcross Group
Public Sector Account Manager, Palo Alto Networks
Cybersecurity and IT Analyst - Eagle Mine
Chief Security Officer - State of Michigan
Vice President, Information Technology, North America - BillerudKorsnäs
Founder - LucidCoast, LLC
Certified Instructor - SANS Institute
Business Risk Advisor - VAST
Security Engineer - OccamSec
Manager of HIE & Informatics - U.P. Health Information Exchange | U.P. Health Care Solutions
Digital Forensic Examiner - Evidence Solutions, Inc.
Managed Security Business Specialist - Novcacoast
Research and Compliance Consultant - IBM
Cyber Defense Leader - Dow Chemical Company
Cyber Security Strategist - Ford Motor Company
Senior Vice President - Guide Star
Incident Response - Ford Motor Company
Lt. Col., Retired, U.S. Army Cyber Command
Executive Director, MICHauto | V.P., Automotive & Mobility Initiatives
Detroit Regional Chamber of Commerce:
V.P., Automotive and Mobility Initiatives
Senior Counsel - Warner, Norcross + Judd
Strategic Advisor, Cyber Initiatives - Michigan Economic Development Corporation
CEO - GRIMM
Founder and CEO - West Wing Advisory Services, LLC
Ex Officio Members
CEO, Innovate Marquette SmartZone
Northern Michigan University Members
Brock Tesmman, Ph.D.
Provost and Vice President - Academic Affairs
Dean - College of Business
Steve VandenAvond, Ph.D.
Dean - College of Technology & Occupational Sciences
Director - Continuing Education and Workforce Development
Jim Marquardson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor - Information Assurance and Cyber Defense
Director - Upper Peninsula Cybersecurity Institute
Department Head and Professor of Military Science - NMU Army ROTC