Our Team

Keith Glynn

Keith Glynn, an engineer, is a creative thinker, team builder, and proven leader in enterprise security architecture for more than 10 years.

Engineering and operations teams in various industries benefit from working with Keith to close security gaps efficiently and reduce operational risk. Targeting lower costs for risk reduction in global organizations and small to medium sized operations is the primary goalwhether working on a new program or updating existing cyber security posture in today’s dynamic threat landscape.

Keith has experience building and optimizing network security programs in large multi-national organizations. He also specializes in working with operational technology (OT) and IoT security tools typically used to secure manufacturing environments. Having served as a member on two cybersecurity product Technical Advisory Boards, Keith brings broadexperience to team-oriented projects to design, implement, and operationalize cybersecurity ecosystems and organizational structure.

This proficiency along with Keith’s unique ability to communicate with globally diversified groups and all levels of management bring cyber security details into continuous focus enabling leadership to accuratelyaddress organizational challenges.

Keith received a BSc in Chemical Engineering at Northeastern University and holds several technology certifications including the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) from (ISC)2. He enjoys discussing the impact that technological advancements will have on our global society, and how to incentivize groups in an organization by applying Deming Principles to business challenges.

Kathy L. Stearman

Kathy Stearman spent 26+ years as a Special Agent, Supervisory Special Agent, and Legal Attaché for the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

As the Legal Attaché at the US Embassy in New Delhi, India and at the US Embassy in Beijing, China, Kathy was the executive representative for the FBI. She implemented communication ties with the highest levels of foreign governments and was the nexus point between the United States and foreign governments regarding all FBI operations.

Kathy was responsible for all FBI operations in several south-central and east Asian countries to include India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, Maldives, China, and Mongolia. As a senior FBI executive in foreign environments, she became particularly adroit at building partnerships and developing policies amongst culturally diverse parties.

Kathy’s competencies include decision-making and developing policy surrounding asset protection, cyber security, global business practices, and corporate safety and security. She also developed expertise in insider threat management. As such, she developed security programs and protocols that were integral in the development of an insider threat program within the US Embassy Beijing staff, for both security-cleared Americans as well as the locally employed foreign national staff.

Kathy has advised on methods for mitigating physical risk and safeguarding people and assets as well as devising strategies to assist corporations to resolve problems and concerns with foreign corporate and governmental entities.

Kathy has been presented as a Subject Matter Expert at various outreach events and professional associations. She has briefed numerous high-level US officials to include Congressional committees, National Security Advisors, Ambassadors, and Directors of US intelligence services. Kathy also coordinated and met with foreign government officials, to include Ministers, Attorneys General, Secretaries of Defense and Navy, as well as CEO’s and CSO’s of Fortune 100 companies.

Kathy is a speaker of Mandarin Chinese.

Advisory Team

Joshua G. Kuntz is the Chief Information Security Officer for the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation which provides occupational licensing and consumer safety regulation of approximately 1 million licensees. Having 28 years of public service including six in the U.S. Marine Corps and 22 years of State Service in several roles; Josh has diverse experience in physical & information security, IT management & governance, resiliency planning, budgeting, regulatory compliance, legislative analysis, contracting & procurements, personnel management, mission/vision/values/goals development, controls auditing, and risk management.

He served eight years with Texas Dept of Public Safety managing the statewide Texas Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (TLETS) satellite network. Three years with Texas Juvenile Justice Department as their first Information Security Officer. Developing their security program and shepherding it through three audit cycles. Seven years with Texas Dept of Motor Vehicles as their first Information Security Officer. Creating the security program while the agency was separating their network, application, and server environments from TxDOT. And four years as the CISO for the Texas Workforce Commission, securing over 8500 staff endpoints and systems providing employment, vocational rehabilitation, early childhood education, and unemployment benefit services to the citizens of Texas. Josh was also called upon to serve as interim Chief Information Officer and interim Director of the Enterprise Project Management Office when each of those divisions experienced a sudden leadership transition.

Josh earned his degree in criminal justice and his (ISC)2 Certified Information System Security Professional certification in 2012. Additionally, he is a 2018 graduate of the LBJ School of Public Affairs at UT Austin Executive Leadership for Information Technology Excellence program. 

Borys Schafran serves as VP Sales & Marketing for Jayhawk Fine Chemicals Corporation, recently integrated with CABB Group GmbH, a leading fine chemical custom manufacturer.  He has over 35 years of commercial and technical experience, most notably with Evonik and AkzoNobel.  Borys holds an MS in Polymer Science & Engineering and a BS in Chemical Engineering, both from NYU Tandon School of Engineering, formerly known as Polytechnic University.  He is a subject matter expert on business architecture and digital marketing strategy.

Peter Watkins has over 30 years of experience in executive and operational leadership in the technology industry addressing enterprise and consumer markets. His experiences range from start-ups to mid-size organizations to public companies managing global operations with thousands of employees. Peter also has worked as a senior advisor to private equity firms developing and implementing strategic investment initiatives in the security market. Most recently, he has been part of the founding team of several successful start-ups. Peter earned a BA in Economics from Wesleyan University and an MBA from the Yale School of Management.