Cybersecurity Expert & Hall of Fame Keynote Speaker | Lost his multimillion-dollar business to cybercrime; Live-hacks audience members; CEO & President, The Sileo Group; Inducted into the National Speakers Hall of Fame; Certified Helicopter Parent
John Sileo Bio
John Sileo left hi-tech consulting for two reasons: to start a family and to launch a software startup in the earliest stages of cloud computing. Six successful years, a multimillion-dollar business and two precious daughters later, he lost the business and his wealth to cybercrime.
Because the cybercriminal, a company insider, masked the crimes using John's identity, John was held legally and financially responsible for the felonies committed. The losses destroyed his company, decimated his finances and consumed two years of his personal life as he fought to stay out of jail.
John Sileo has shared his story and hard-earned lessons as an award-winning author, 60 Minutes guest and keynote speaker to the Pentagon, Schwab and thousands of audiences ready to defend their data. John specializes in the human element of cyber security and uses humor, audience interaction and cutting-edge research to keep his message relevant and entertaining.
John is CEO & President of The Sileo Group, a Denver-based technology think tank. He graduated with honors from Harvard University and was recently inducted into the National Speakers Hall of Fame.
When not speaking, John spends time hiking with his family in the Rocky Mountains, reading psychological thrillers and earning his 3rd-degree black belt in Taekwondo, where he is regularly thrashed by teenagers half his size.