Colin McKinty

Colin McKinty is VP of Cyber Security Strategy, Americas at BAE Systems. He has held various roles at the company in the both the US and UK.  Upon completing a Master’s of Electrical and Electronic Engineering, he then went on to receive his Ph.D. from the University of Surrey (U.K.) in 2001.  He has spent more than a decade helping a wide range of customers enhance and protect their organizations with information intelligence and advanced analytic tools and processes.

He moved from the company’s HQ in the U.K. to the U.S. in 2007 to run BAE Systems federal business, which led to a new role: Cyber Lead for the Americas. This enabled him to focus on supporting organizations in the commercial sector. Since 2013, he has been the driving force behind BAE Applied Intelligence’s success in breaking into the security market in the Americas. Colin has a strong technical background with many years of practical experience developing analytics coupled with the business experience needed to speak with decision-makers at all levels of an organization.

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