Dave Kelly – CTO
Michigan State Police – Cyber Command, ibi, TIBCO
Dave served 26 years with the Michigan State Police (MSP), where he was the commanding officer of the Michigan Cyber Command Center and the Michigan Intelligence Operations Center. Dave retired from the MSP as an enlisted Captain and the Director of Technology.
Dave Kelly has held government leadership positions in cyber command, threat intelligence, digital forensics, cyber response, & Security Operations Centers (SOC). Dave has led teams responsible for the integration, consolidation, & dissemination of cyber data for critical infrastructure defense & emergency preparedness, helped create the State of Michigan’s first Cyber Incident Response Plan, led the Authority to Operate (ATO) security audit program for software deployments, and was a recipient of the National StateScoop Cybersecurity Leadership Award.
Since retiring from the MSP, Dave has served as a VP of Solutions & Strategy and as a Chief Solutions Officer for two major software companies. In these roles, Dave led projects that applied machine learning and Artificial Intelligence to cyber data to empower SOC analysts and threat incident response while informing Zero Trust Architecture.
Dave has been a keynote speaker, expert panelist, and subject matter expert for diverse government audiences and is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.