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SJ Technologies' Board of Advisors

Karen Lawton, Founder, and CEO of SJ Technologies affirmed “We are both delighted and honored to have these exemplary experts join our advisory board. They bring extensive talent and expertise to our team as we continue to grow and expand our customer solution set.”

Adam Crosby - President and Founder, Stigian Consulting

adamcrosbyAdam Crosby

President and Founder, Stigian Consulting

Mr. Adam Crosby is currently the President of Stigian Consulting, a boutique consulting firm focusing on cloud security for heavily regulated industries. His background as an integral member of a Department of Defense Red Team, Intrusion Detection System Analyst, Network Engineer, Data Center Infrastructure Engineer, Systems Engineer, and Software Developer provide him with distinctive knowledge and experience to address clients’ needs and concerns in the areas of developmental and operational strategy, design and policy. 

Mr. Crosby was the chief architect for the first Navy approved system hosted on Amazon Web Services (AWS) in supporting the Navy’s Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR). Mr. Crosby continues to be integral in leading the Department of Defense (DoD) in its transition to commercial solutions, acting as a driving force for recommendations to improve agility and reduce costs. He has been invited to speak at numerous cloud computing conferences, including AWS and Microsoft cloud summits and multiple information security conferences, and has been a member of AWS GovCloud Customer Advisory Board for three years.

David Bell - Director, Global Red Team at GE

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Director, Global Red Team at GE

Mr. David Bell is currently the Director of GE’s Global Red Team, which is responsible for testing the security of GE businesses across the industry and around the world. Prior to GE, Mr. Bell was a Deputy Director for a Department of Defense Red Team, and held other various roles during his ten-year tenure. As a Federal Government Civilian his prior roles have included Data Security Analyst, Data Center Infrastructure Engineer, Network Engineer, Network Security Analyst, and Systems Engineer. His functional activities included leading, planning, and participating in numerous Joint Forces and Multinational Red Team global operations.

Mr. Bell has extensive background knowledge and experience in supporting both public and private organizations in leading global physical and data security strategy and assessments. Such work includes the review of IT cyber policy and processes, purposeful penetration testing and vulnerability attacks of wired and wireless networks, data centers, infrastructure, and equipment culminating in reports of performance and recommended improvements. Mr. Bell is former military, serving mostly in the Intelligence and Special Projects communities. He holds a degree in Business Administration as well as numerous Information Security certifications.