Advancing Innovation Through Collaboration

At the time I was VP of Defense Group, Northrop Grumman IT and attended the 2007 ITSEF. As a result of the forum, I invited 12 emerging companies to Washington DC and ended up working with five of them. I am now President, Defense Systems Group, ManTech International Corporation and we are initiating a major cyber business campaign. At the conference I will be looking for emerging companies who have leading edge technologies and services that are differentiators in a very competitive market.

Dave Bryan,
President, Defense Systems Group, ManTech International Corporation
(Major General, Ret. U.S. Army)

IT Security Entrepreneurs' Forum 2009 Conference Overview

The ITSEF was built for the United States security community and it's allies to attain a unity of purpose, thought and voice as a national security priority in maintaining the advantage of innovation over our adversaries in cyberspace. The need for our nation to innovate faster is becoming more apparent and the time is now to accelerate the search and implementation of "best of class" solutions that are being overlooked. Do not miss this rare opportunity to listen to subject matter experts discuss IT security market trends, needs, requirements, processes and investment opportunities:

  • Accelerate knowledge transfer that leads to quicker technology transition of "best-of-class" security solutions into our nation's operating systems
  • Provide education, awareness, and social networking that will "bridge the gap" between Federal Agencies, system integrators, private industry, innovators, venture capital, academics and scientists
  • The ITSEF desires to level the playing field through raising awareness off all emerging companies to the investment, government and industry markets
  • Learn about emerging hot topics, opportunities, market trends and critical needs in the IT security space

The Forum will feature compelling guest speakers and attendance of some of our nation's leading professionals who fund, build, deploy and purchase IT security solutions from the following organizations: Department of Defense, Department of Justice, National Security Agency, Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Levensohn Ventures, Norwest Ventures, Department of Homeland Security, National Science Foundation, Man Tech Systems, Kauffman Foundation, Chevron, Intuit, CACI, General Dynamics, Morgan Lewis LLP, Cisco Systems, eBay, Orrick LLP, Oracle and researchers from academia & science.