Prof / Dr Marc Gartenberg


Prof / Dr Marc Gartenberg

CSCSS - United States of America

Chief Operations Officer

Prof / Dr Marc Gartenberg serves as Chief Operations Officer and Chair of The CyberWarfare Centre Studies in Diplomacy, Military and Intelligence within the Centre for Strategic Cyberspace + Security Science. Prior to this, he spent over 25 years as a successful entrepreneur – providing leadership and strategic guidance for over a dozen US Federal Agencies, including the Department of Homeland Security. He also led the contract team at the US Department of Defense and chaired the DoD FISMA Committee.

He was recognised by the State Department with a Meritorious Achievement Award for his role as Chief of Global Technology Training and in support of The Bureau of Information Resource Management’s numerous technology upgrades around the globe.  He led installation of the Classified Network at the American Embassy in Beijing, and trained hundreds of Foreign Nationals in support of the State Department.

Marc has worked under the Presidential Administration’s of Clinton, Bush, and Obama, and was instrumental in developing the Program Plan for cyber-educations as part of the Bush and Obama Comprehensive National Security Cybersecurity Initiative.

He holds two Master’s of Science, and completed all doctoral coursework while on a joint Fellowship of The National Security Agency and National Science Foundations at the University of Tulsa and Syracuse University.

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