Bob Stasio

September 30, 2013

Bob Stasio is the CEO of Ronin Analytics, LLC, a cutting-edge consulting firm that exports cyber security concepts and expertise from the intelligence community to the private sector. Mr. Stasio leads the development of cyber strategy, execution, and

emerging opportunities. As the global cyber threat continues to grow, he brings unique

perspectives to defend commercial infrastructure.

Stasio is recognized as a leader in offensive cyber. He is consistently asked to speak at conferences and participate in cyber working groups. As the former chief of operations at NSA’s Remote Cyber Center he planned and led numerous cyber war games to include: two U.S. Cyber Command tactical CyberFlag exercises, two multi-agency defend-the-homeland exercises, and strategic cyber seminars for the Department of Defense Joint Chiefs of Staff, U.S. European Command strategic cyber exercise and U.S. Joint Special Operations Command tactical cyber exercise.

Stasio received a Bachelor’s of Science degree in mathematics and physics from the State University of New York. He also holds two Master's degrees in Network Protection and Cyber Intelligence Studies. He is also a graduate of numerous U.S. Army professional education courses focusing on intelligence war-gaming.

Prior to his work at Ronin Analytics, Stasio served as the chief of operations at NSA's Cyber Center. He was responsible for the day-to-day operations of a cyber

center conducting the highest priority intelligence operations. During his tenure as an

U.S. Army officer, Stasio helped stand up U.S. Cyber Command and the Army

Network Warfare Battalion. He served under Gen. Keith Alexander on the Commander's Action Group (CAG). In 2009, he was then selected to command

Bravo Company, 744th MI BN. In this position he was responsible for a company of

Soldiers, $500 Million of equipment, and the Armyʼs sole investment in Computer

Network Operations.

In 2007, Stasio led a 35-member Signals Intelligence platoon during the surge

campaign in Iraq. His groundbreaking efforts led to the capture of 450 high value targets. His Platoon was awarded the NSA Director’s Trophy for his efforts, the smallest unit to ever receive this honor. Stasio is a bronze star medal recipient.

Biographies are provided to us by the speakers and are only edited for clarity.

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