Senior Technical Advisor
Dr Marc Kolenko is a Cybersecurity Engineer and Adjunct Professor at American University with over 33 years of experience in the private and public sector. Kolenko received his ScD in Cybersecurity from Capitol Technology University. He’s on the Board of Cyber Conflict Studies Association. Research areas include culture, behavior, and its effect on defensive/offensive cyber operations.
He is currently the lead Cyber Security Subject Matter Expert at Modern Technology Solutions Inc. . He’s responsible for delivering Defensive/Offensive Cyber Operations Strategic Planning & Policy Guidance, Counter Unmanned Aeronautical Systems Solutions, Cyber Threat Intelligence, Information Assurance & Compliance, and Systems Security Engineering solutions that aid clients with meeting Fed. Gov. and Commercial cybersecurity mandates.
Currently supports the Chief, Cyber Security, Army Rapid Capabilities & Critical Technologies Office which focuses on Directed Energy, Hypersonic, and Spaces-based cyber solutions for the Army and Joint DOD communities. Prior to that, Kolenko supported the Chief Information Security Officer of the Air Force as a Senior Cybersecurity DCO and Compliance Adviser. Kolenko has also served the Office Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Assistant Secretary of Defense, Homeland Defense & Global Security, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Defense Continuity & Mission Assurance as a Senior Cybersecurity Threat Adviser through SRA International.