Eric Cole, Ph.D. is widely recognized as an information security expert, technology visionary, and computer scientist. Throughout his 15+ year consulting career, he has focused on the development, design, and implementation of leading-edge, enterprise-wide information security solutions. He has consulted for international banks and Fortune 500 companies, and worked for the CIA for more than seven years.
Dr. Cole currently serves as Lockheed Martin Chief Scientist, a role that includes performing research and development to advance the state-of-the-art in information systems security. Dr. Cole specializes in secure network design, perimeter detection systems. Over his 5+ years at Lockheed Martin, he has played a lead technical advisory role in many high-profile, security-focused projects for Federal clients, including the FBI Sentinel, DHS Eagle, and FBI IATI programs.