Chief Information Security Officer, Hound Labs, Inc.
Don Boian is the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Hound Labs, Inc. He is responsible for developing and implementing a robust information security program, ensuring Hound Labs and its assets, as well as the information and assets of its customers, are protected from both internal and external threats as the Company brings its flagship product, the Hound marijuana breathalyzer, to market.
An accomplished technology leader and award-winning information security expert, Don is an information security leader with more than 34 years of experience. In addition to his role as Cybersecurity Outreach Director at Huntington Bank, Boian also serves as a cybersecurity consultant at the Department of Energy’s Special Technologies Laboratory. He retired from the National Security Agency in 2016 after almost 30 years of service. His roles included operational and leadership positions in both offensive and defensive cyber operations and included a Joint Duty Assignment as the Technical Director for the Chief of Operations (J3) USCYBERCOM. Boian won many awards including the Chairman Joint Chief of Staff (CJCS) Joint Civilian Service Commendation Award (CDR USCYBERCOM) in 2011.