Cypherpath is a group of cybersecurity thought leaders focused on bringing to market innovative products and services to help our customers train, test, model and simulate through environment virtualization; building the foundational infrastructure upon which virtual learning, on-demand environments and immersive gaming solutions can be widely implemented. Cypherpath provides the only on demand platform for realistic cyber-experiences.
Through its partnerships, Cypherpath serves defense, intelligence, homeland security, Fortune 1000 companies, small-to-medium sized businesses and academic institutions.
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President, CEO, and Founder
Mr. Kevin Rogers has been in the information technology industry for 22 years and is widely recognized for expertise in education and training. His career started as a founder and vice president of sales with Knowlogy Inc. during the 1990s. His innovative ideas, highly valued partnerships and respected leadership skills has contributed over $270 million in revenues since 1991.
Realizing the urgent need for a paradigm shift in solving cybersecurity challenges, he cofounded Cypherpath and created a group of thought leaders focused on bringing to market innovative products and services.
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Executive Vice-President and Founder
Mr. Art Payne has been in the technology, training and education industry for 22 years. Mr. Payne serves in a leadership role as Executive Vice-President with a focus on sales, marketing, branding and business development.
Mr. Payne is a member of the Northern Virginia Technology Council, Cyber Security and Privacy committee, and sits on the Professional Development Executive Strategy Committee with the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association, and is curriculum co-chair for the Coalition for Advancing Cybersecurity Education. He also serves as a member of the Information Systems Security Association (NOVA and Central VA Chapters), and is a member of InfraGard. He is a former President of the Transnational Organized Crime Research Center.
Mr. Payne serves as a mentor and network stars leader in support of Virginia's Premier Market-Centric Cyber Security Accelerator, MACH37, housed in the Center for Innovative Technology. Mr. Payne's current focus is on Environment Virtualization as a method for training, testing, modeling and simulation for realistic cyber experiences.
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Vice-President of Partnerships and Strategic Initiatives
Ms. Brenda Oldfield is proud to be involved with a cybersecurity company of thought leaders focused on bringing to market innovative products and services for training, testing, modeling and simulation. Ms. Oldfield was formerly the Director of Cyber Security Education and Workforce Development in the National Cyber Security Division of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Her team established the government-wide implementation of the Information Assurance Virtual Training Environment and launched a federal Cyber Security training exercise program partnering with both the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation for the National Centers of Academic Excellence (CAE).
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Vice-President of Learning Innovation
Ms. Kyle Gingrich is Vice President of Learning Innovation at Cypherpath, Inc., a cybersecurity training and education company that provides innovative workforce development solutions to government, academic and private sector organizations. Ms. Gingrich formerly held many positions for the Computer Technology Industry Association, where she was responsible for the association’s Marketplace, ITPro Community, Continuing Education Program and IT Job Board. She was also responsible for the creation and maintenance of global certification programs.
Prior to 2006, Kyle managed content development teams for a leading e-learning company, which included development of content programs for Microsoft, Cisco, Gateway, Oracle, and Sun.
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Mr. Michael Lyons currently serves as Chairman of Cypherpath, Inc. Mr. Lyons is known for his extensive background in education, technology, entrepreneurship, venture capital and management leadership.
He also serves as Chairman of Zanttz, Inc., a Cypherpath partner and Cybersecurity Company based upon technology developed through a tech transfer partnership with Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. He is also Managing Director of NewLine Ventures, LLC, a management consulting firm. Chairman
Chief Technology Officer
Mr. Steve Silva has over 15 years experience participating on teams developing software utilizing agile and waterfall methods while performing research and development of production grade cybersecurity solutions. He co-founded Zanttz, a cybersecurity company which focused on the creation and deployment of advanced cybersecurity capabilities. Mr. Silva has also built novel software engineering procedures and best practices for programming, operating systems, networking, graphics, virtualization, and cybersecurity.
From 2004-2010, Mr. Silva held the position of Research Scientist at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Chief Technology Officer