Jeff Snyder holds the position of Senior Advisor - Cyber Security for CEA Group and is the Founder & Vice Chairman of CyberStratos LLC, a firm that focuses on Cyber strategy consulting, opportunity pipeline and business development, and Cyber mergers and acquisitions.
During the past 20 years, Snyder has held increasingly responsible positions involving strategic planning, business development, operations and M&A activities with a variety of high-technology firms. Prior to founding CyberStratos, Snyder was vice president of Cyber programs at Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). During his 8 years at Raytheon, Snyder was instrumental in leading the firm’s Cyber growth strategy and close to a $4B investment in building a portfolio of Cyber capabilities, technologies and products.
Prior to Raytheon, he was vice president of Cyber Programs for CUBIC Corporation. There he formed Cubic Cyber Solutions, Inc., and led an initial cyber acquisition to launch the new subsidiary.
Previously Snyder was Business Development vice president at SAIC Corporation. He oversaw marketing, business development and execution efforts for the firm’s large and diverse Information Assurance and Cyber Security business with 40 operating locations.
Snyder is active on the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Cyber Committee, the CANSO ATM Security Working Group, the Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) Cyber Committee, the White Hat Gala Charity Planning Committee (which he chairs), and the National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee Industrial Internet Subcommittee. He is also a member of the AFCEA Board of Directors, the AFCEA Mentoring Continuum, the Association of Old Crows Capitol Club Board, and Washington Children’s Hospital Industry Advisory Board. Snyder is also Chairman Emeritus of the WashingtonExec Cyber organization.
From a University perspective, Snyder is active with the Dean’s Advisory Board at the University of Central Florida College of Engineering and Computer Science, and the President’s Advisory Board at CalPoly. He is a Senior Fellow at the George Washington University Center for Cyber.
Snyder received his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania. He subsequently completed the Navy’s graduate-level nuclear engineering program and served with the U.S. Navy as a nuclear submarine officer.
Snyder earned an MBA from the University of Central Florida with a focus on strategic planning and growth strategies for technology firms. He is a frequent speaker and panelist at global conferences and industry events focused on Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Protection.