Label Partner/ Executive Producer / Head of Cyber & Technology
Frank Satterwhite is Founder and CEO of 1600 Cyber GmbH a Pan-European Cyber Consultancy and Founder of 1600 Avenue a 501c3 non-profit based in Silicon Valley / Los Angeles. A known, global cybersecurity expert and social influencer, Frank leads the handling of cyber-attacks causing geopolitical instability. He relentlessly raises awareness, protects privacy online, and coordinates responses to attacks threatening military, financial, government, and society´s global business infrastructures. For most of his career, he has held high-level security clearances for both NATO and the Department of Defense.
His work in classified, joint warfighting environments helped secure, integrate, and increase the interoperability of mission-critical assets. Frank is a proven leader with expertise in C2 / C4ISR Systems, the NATO Multilateral Interoperability Programme, encryption, defense-in-depth cyber security engineering, PKI, and incident management.
His formal education and cyber training include a bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of California at Berkeley, and George Mason University Volgenau School of Engineering. He also is a highly certified Cyber Instructor and authorized training partner with ISACA.
Frank is most proud of his advocacy for diversity In S.T.E.M., particularly for women and disadvantaged groups. Growing up poor and overcoming many obstacles fueled his passion to make people better than their circumstances.