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Dave Gaulin

Former combat airlift pilot who transitioned to the cyber world. Enjoys helping those shifting careers from the .mil to .civ realm.
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The Pipeline’s Top Tips for Servicemembers in Transition

As a former Air Force pilot and serving reservist, I bring a wide range of skills and experiences to BluVector, a cybersecurity...

Adam Rice: Special Forces Solider, VP & CISO for Hilton, and Army Veteran

We’ve made an effort at The Pipeline to showcase veterans and members of the military community who took different paths to their cybersecurity role. Today we hear from Adam Rice, who serves as CISO for Hilton and took a unique path to get there.

Michael Leidinger: Submariner, SVP & CIO for Hilton, and Navy Veteran

We connected with Hilton’s Michael Leidinger to discuss his path from the Navy to the private sector at Hilton where he serves as Chief Information Officer. Hilton was founded by a veteran and has hired thousands of veterans, military spouses, National Guard and reserve members in just the last few years. Michael joined Hilton in 2010. His military career began at the United States Naval Academy.

The Pipeline: Conor Burke – Signals Intelligence officer, software engineer, and Marine Corps Veteran

In this session of The Pipeline, we connect with Conor Burke, who served in the Marine Corps, worked as a contractor overseas,...

The Pipeline: Garrett Guinivan – From The Masters to Cyber Threat Intelligence, An Army Reserve Officer’s Unique Path

Every veteran’s journey into cybersecurity is unique. In the case of Garrett Guinivan, his path involved studying turfgrass, working at golf courses,...

The Pipeline: Charles Johnston -Advanced Threat Detection Analyst, Cybersecurity Practitioner and Army Veteran

Welcome back to The Pipeline, where we highlight members of the military community who are working in cybersecurity. Today we're speaking with...

The Pipeline: Brad Rhodes – Head of Cybersecurity, Cyber Warfare Officer, and Army National Guard Solider

Brad Rhodes has over 23 years of experience in cybersecurity with leadership roles in the federal, commercial, and military spaces. He holds multiple certifications and serves as an affiliate professor at Regis University. Dedicated to developing the next generation of cyber professionals, he coaches a CyberPatriot team and is a frequent speaker and mentor to transitioning military members.

The Pipeline: Paul Shaver — Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity specialist and US Navy and Army National Guard veteran

Paul Shaver is a US Navy veteran whose path to cybersecurity began in the Navy. Since leaving the Navy, he has served in a variety of roles, leading teams while focusing on automation and critical infrastructure security.

Matt Kiely: Author, Content Architect, Cybersecurity Practitioner and US Marine Corps veteran

Matt Kiely served in the Marine Corps as an Intelligence Analyst, Special Access Program Security Officer, and System Administrator, helping to stand...

The Pipeline: Michael Smith – Security Consultant, Cybersecurity Startup Mentor, and Veteran

Michael Smith is an Army veteran who served as a Russian Linguist on active duty and infantryman in the National Guard. He’s a senior information security manager and technologist with over 25 years of experience in the IT security and intelligence fields.