Episode 110

Chuck Brooks: How to become a Presidential Appointee

https://www.linkedin.com/in/chuckbrooks/

https://www.brooksci.com/

https://www.forbes.com/sites/chuckbrooks/2022/01/21/cybersecurity-in-2022--a-fresh-look-at-some-very-alarming-stats/?sh=1633cf5f6b61

Chuck Brooks is NAMED “Top Tech Person to Follow on Linkedin with over 77,000 followers.

"TOP 2 GLOBAL CYBERSECURITY EXPERT & INFLUENCER BY THINKERS 360"

“TOP 50 SOCIAL INFLUENCER IN RISK, COMPLIANCE” BY THOMPSON REUTERS,  NAMED “TOP 5 EXECUTIVE TO WATCH IN CYBERSECURITY”,

TWO-TIME PRESIDENTIAL APPOINTEE under Former Presidents Ronald Regan and George

W Bush.  Under President Regan, Chuck was

Special Assistant to the Director of Voice Of America. Under President Bush, he

was appointed as the first Legislative Director of the Science and Technology

Directorate at the Dept of Homeland Security.  

 

Chuck is an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University.  President of Brooks consulting international.

And a regular contributor to Forbes, The Washington Post, and until recently

served on CompTIA's New and Emerging Technologies Committee.

We discuss with Chuck his backstory. How he got into technology and cybersecurity.

What does it take to get appointed by two different Presidents of the United States?

We go through some cybersecurity worrying trends from his latest Forbes article.


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20+ years of technology, cybersecurity, and project management experience. Improving business operations to create a culture of better cybersecurity and technology practices. John is the Founder of Barker Management Consulting and the creator of the Business Samurai Program.

MBA, PMP, CISSP