Dr. Earl Crane is a cybersecurity executive and trusted advisor to public and private sector organizations, helping them to manage their strategy, risk, and cybersecurity programs. He is a prominent cybersecurity veteran, having worked at early security startups, the White House National Security Council, Department of Homeland Security, the financial sector, and other Fortune 100s, and co-founded Emergynt, a digital risk management platform based on his Ph.D. research. He is an adjunct professor at Carnegie Mellon where he has taught cybersecurity to graduate students and executives since 2002 and is a Cybersecurity Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin Strauss Center. He holds a Ph.D. from George Washington University, and a Master of Information System Management and B.S. in mechanical engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.