Meet Our Team
Board of Advisors
Dr. James A. Bryant is an Associate Vice President with ISHPI and Professor at the University of Maryland. Jim offers over 35 years of leadership experience within complex organizations including Federal, State and local Governments and Commercial Industries within the following domains – Air Force and Joint Supply Chain Management Officer, Contracting Officer Representative, Cyber Security, Software Engineering and Development, Continuity of Operations Planning (COOP), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Systems Engineering, Cloud Computing, Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL), Service and Change Management.
A global security, risk and investigations professional, with over 25 years of private sector experience; experience in the design, development and implementation of comprehensive security, investigations and intelligence strategies in a variety of business climates and organization cultures. Demonstrated experience as a Problem Solver in developing security and risk programs for a variety of business sectors, designing comprehensive threat mitigation solutions, managing and leading incident response for critical information security and cyber security concerns, enhancing data security and privacy across global organizations, coordination and managing and mentoring of direct reports and multiple departments.
Jamie Tischart is the VP of Technical Operations for SendGrid where he is responsible for designing & delivering a massively scalable communications platform service for SendGrid’s 42,000+ customers. As the former CTO for Cloud/SaaS (Security as a Service), he was responsible for leading the creation of Intel Security’s future generation Cloud solutions and creating sustainable competitive advantage. He was with Intel Security for over 12 years, in a wide variety of technical roles including Sr. Director of Cloud Engineering, Operations & Research and Sr. Director McAfee Labs – Quality Engineering and Operations. Prior to joining then McAfee, Tischart held several executives, QA architect, management and engineering positions at such companies as MX Logic, Blackbaud, Openwave, Newbridge Networks and Corel.