Travis Howard is a senior information systems security manager with over 20 years in the field. He spent most of his career in U.S. national and maritime security, protecting the U.S. government’s most sensitive data and advising senior leaders in managing information risk. He is a veteran of the U.S. Navy as both an enlisted IT specialist and commissioned officer, and has served aboard several warships, the Pentagon, the White House, and as a liaison to Congress. He holds advanced degrees in business administration and cybersecurity policy, multiple industry credentials including CISSP, and is an active writer on information security and national policy topics. As a senior manager at Accenture Federal Services, Travis supports the client data protection program within the Security and Intelligence Directorate through security outreach and executive advisory efforts to manage enterprise information risk.