Industry Experts Mentors
Cybersecurity Mentor Panel
Christopher has 7 years of experience in the STEM and IT field, particularly with high school and colleges. Working with FIRST, an NGO that designs accessible, innovative programs that motivate young people to pursue education and career opportunities in science, technology and engineering.
Sean Adair has 14+ years of experience in Cybersecurity at the U.S. Marine Corps. Sean has received 3 Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals, 1 Navy and Marine Corp Commendation Medal, 1 Combat Action Ribbon Multiple Certificate of Commendations.
Bill is a Network Engineer and a Military Veteran with 15+ years of proven experience. He possesses a comprehensive background in IT Administration, Network Systems, and Project Management with experience as a Network Analyst, PC Technician, LAN Administrator and a Network-Systems Engineer.
Peter J. Barbson
Peter has 22 years’ experience as a technical trainer, lead and courseware developer. He holds a BS computer science and Master’s degree, both from Rutgers University. He spearheaded the development of many training initiatives in the Federal space including USPTO and Web Services.
Jeff has 14 years of instructing experience, during which he has assisted thousands of non-technical students in completing their IT certifications. Currently, he works with QuickStart as a Senior Instructor and ensures quality training is being delivered across different modalities and technologies.
Mr. Gansmiller is known for his active learning approach to IT training, information assurance, and cyber-security. His work has given him extensive insight into NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technical) policy requirements as well as all aspects of U.S. Department of Defense STIGs (Security Technical Implementation Guide).