Jason Cook is a seasoned IT, Security & Telecoms executive with a track record of defining strategic direction, implementing complex global programs, reorganizing & improving dysfunctional Business & IT departments. Mr. Cook is now the Chief Operating Officer & Managing Partner at Cyber Defense Labs (CDL), a full lifecycle information security service provider helping companies manage, detect and respond to today’s cyber risks. Over a 28 year career Mr. Cook has held a number of leadership roles including CISO, CTO and IT Director at BT one of the world’s leading global telecommunications, managed service and security providers. He serves on the board of several technology and security companies and is a frequent speaker on technology and security issues. Previously he was Managing Director at The Chertoff Group Strategic Advisory Services practice, collaborating with clients to tackle their most critical security issues providing leadership, strategic direction and operational expertise to help secure and grow business.
The function of the IoT Community, is to focus on the adoption & application of IoT in commercial environments, seeking to understand & contribute to applying the technology or overcoming the wide variety of barriers, inhibitors, and technical & operational issues. As a member of the board, Jason will provide impartial input and guidance to the overall vision, strategy and execution that is helping to shape the current and future direction for the IoT Community, as well as the broader IoT industry.