A cyber security maverick and entrepreneur, Curt Vincent has dedicated his career to helping companies and organizations minimize risk and thwart would-be attackers. Curt is well-known for his work as Executive Director at Morgan Stanley where he founded, defined, built and lead the 400-person Cyber Security Division over a 15-year period. Curt has served as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer for the Operations Command Center at Bank of America and as VP of a Dev/Ops team at Goldman Sachs. Curt is also a retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel who was recalled to active in a by-name request following 9/11 to be the Operations Officer of the Army’s Global Network and Security Operations Center. Curt also teaches Cyber Security as an Adjunct Professor at Mercy College.
Curt is a lifelong learner. Through a set of events he was forced to leave high school to join the Army but later earned both an Electrical Engineering degree and a Master’s in Digital Communication. When he’s not working, Curt spends time as a musician and restoring vintage microphones. He and his wife Maria currently live in Connecticut.