Patrick D. Gaul,
National Technology Security Coalition (NTSC)
Patrick D. Gaul is the Executive Director of the National Technology Security Coalition (NTSC), a non-profit, non-partisan, industry-agnostic organization focused on uniting both public and private sector stakeholders around policies that improve national cybersecurity standards and awareness. As an industry leader, Patrick is frequently asked to speak about issues related to cybersecurity policies and legislation. He began his career in the information technology industry after serving nine years with the United States Marine Corps. After spending 26 years with AT&T and Infonet Services Corporation in assignments across the globe, he returned to the U.S. in late 2003 to head up a web hosting and interactive marketing firm in Atlanta, Georgia. For the past decade, Patrick has served as a consultant working with startups and smaller companies across multiple industries. In his current role, Patrick focuses on bringing the voice of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to Capitol Hill.