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Pete Slade

Pete is a business leader, accomplished CTO, recognized cybersecurity visionary, and technologist with more than 30 years of experience in information technology, cybersecurity, behavioral analytics, and machine learning.

Pete has designed and built systems for commercial and intelligence communities and is a regular public speaker on cyber defense, national security, AI, and entrepreneurship.

Pete is also a patented inventor, a Fellow at the Institute for Critical Infrastructure Technology, a member of the Forbes Technology Council, and a congressional advisor on the topics of systems and infrastructure security.


Certified Ethical Hacker
Certified Chief Information Security Officer
Certified Cyber Security Architect
EC-Council Certified Security Analyst
In Depth TV studio set


Pete frequently speaks with media outlets about cybersecurity trends, significant breaches, and current events. He has appeared in print and online publications, independent blogs, television and news programs, and more. Pete is happy to share insight whenever his expertise may be valuable. Please reach out to him on the contact page to get more information.

In Depth at Bay News 9 TV Station

"In Depth" Bay News 9

Speaking at the Business of BioTech on Cybersecurity and Artificial Intelligence

"Business of BioTech" - Cybersecurity

Pete Slade on Talk of the Town WUSF-TV

"Talk of the Town" WUSF-TV

Speaking on the business of security

"Business of Security"

ICIT Cyber Security Think Tank Logo
Intelligance and National Security Alliance (INSA)
Patriot Member of Infragard
National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA)
Pete Slade is a member of the Forbes Technology Council
Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)
Pete Slade speaking on stage, taken from behind


Pete is a regular public speaker on cybersecurity, AI, national security and entrepreneurship, and has delivered talks at public and private events. He engages with the audience and demonstrates real and current threats live on stage. He provides professional guidance on security awareness, education on security strategy, and more. If you’d like to learn more about Pete speaking at your event, please contact him here.

Picture of Pete Slade Speaking
Picture of Pete Slade on stage speaking
Picture of Pete Slade at a speaking event
Picture of Pete Slade at event
Picture of Pete Slade at a speaking event
Pete speaking on cybersecurity
Pete speaking on cyber security and artificial intelligence
Picture of Pete Slade on stage, taken from behind.
Pete speaking on cyber security threats


United States Capitol and Constitution Avenue


Pete is a business and cybersecurity thought leader, sharing his thoughts and the latest news in his blog. He shares insight on public and private sector security, business and government technology, organizational leadership, current cyber events, and more.

Visiting U.S. Air Force base
Cyberspace Solarium Commission at the US Capitol
View of the Whitehouse taken from the rooftop of the US Chamber of Commerce
Visiting Tesla at Freemont, California as part of a leadership and sponsorship initiative
Pete with Marcus Lemonis in Washington DC
With Tony Dungy
Receiving award at the US Chamber of Commerce
In the cockpit of KC-135 Stratotanker on refueling trip
Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor
Thought Leadership


Pete has been an author, contributor, and expert consultant for numerous publications, usually in the areas of cybersecurity, critical infrastructure, and national defense. He works diligently to educate consumers and business leaders on today’s and tomorrow’s cyber threats by adding deep insight to all publications he contributes to.

Securing the Nations Critical Infrastructure: A guide for the 2021-2025 Administration
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