Managing Director at Guggenheim Partners
KEYNOTE: Cybersecurity and Emerging Technologies
We are proud to have Dr. Matthew Spence, Managing Director at Guggenheim Partners, as our keynote speaker. Spence focuses on cybersecurity, the intersection of national security and technology, and emerging technologies. He was previously a partner at the venture capital firm, Andreessen Horowtiz, based in Silicon Valley. Prior to entering the private sector, he spent seven years in senior national security positions in the U.S. government. He served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Middle East Policy, where he was the principal advisor to three Secretaries of Defense for U.S. policy towards the Middle East. Prior to that, he worked at the White House on the National Security Council as Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for International Economic Affairs and as Senior Advisor to two National Security Advisors. He also served on the Obama-Biden Presidential Transition Team.