DC/MD/VA Virtual Chapter Event - Cybersecurity M&A: Business Functions and Opportunities

23sep5:00 pm6:00 pmDC/MD/VA Virtual Chapter Event - Cybersecurity M&A: Business Functions and OpportunitiesRSVP Today

Event Details

This cybersecurity event will give attendees the opportunity to listen to, learn from, and interact with practitioners and investors. After attending this session, participants will have a better understanding ability to identify where the M&A and Capital Market opportunities are. 

Meet Your Moderator:
William Short, Head of M&A Cybersecurity, Aon
William Shortt is a Director of Aon’s Cyber M&A consulting practice and Head of M&A Cyber Strategy for Aon’s M&A and Transaction Solutions Group. He advises private equity firms and multinational corporations on their cyber security programs and investment strategies. William is a qualified English barrister (non-practicing) now based in Los Angeles, California. Prior to joining Aon, William was a Director of Stroz Friedberg, a cyber security consulting firm that Aon acquired in 2016. William has 11 years’ experience as an intelligence analyst and cyber security consultant advising clients on cross-border transactions in developed, emerging and frontier markets.
Meet Your Panelists:
Christina Ayiotis, Esq., Cybersecurity & Information Governance Attorney
Recognized as one of the “The Top 15 Women in Cybersecurity and InfoSec Today,”​ and ranked #18 on Thomson Reuters’ List of Top 50 Social Influencers in Risk, Compliance and RegTech, Christina brings a truly unique strategic perspective, honed from years of building substantive cyber expertise. She is a true “Cyber Connector”​ bringing together cross-functional constituencies to foster productive collaborative solutions. She combines extensive global business experience to assist entities specifically with cyber strategy, cyber risk management and preparedness, incident/breach response, information governance, data privacy, government and internal investigations, e-discovery, records and information management, ethics, and emerging technology/innovation.
Matthew Devost, CEO & Co-Founder, OODA LLC 
Matthew G. Devost is the CEO & Co-Founder of OODA LLC. Matt is a technologist, entrepreneur, and international security expert specializing in counterterrorism, critical infrastructure protection, intelligence, risk management and cyber-security issues. Matt co-founded the cyber security consultancy FusionX from 2010-2017. Matt was President & CEO of the Terrorism Research Center/Total Intel from 1996-2009.
Scott Meza, Esq., Head Corporate and Securities Group, Greenberg Traurig, LLP 
Scott Meza has more than 25 years of experience assisting businesses in complex transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, spin-offs of public and private companies, and sophisticated equity and debt financings and recapitalizations. Scott’s broad industry experience includes managing transactions for technology-based companies as well as companies operating in highly regulated environments like government contracting, telecommunications, and health care.



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