Mr. Tim Teal has more than 30 years experience serving in mission spaces -- his knowledge and experience drive and inform the company capabilities. At US Cyber Command, he served as the Technical Director, Capabilities Development Group (CDG) which was responsible for planning, synchronizing and executing joint capability development required for the Command to accomplish its mission. He also served as the Director, J6/J8/J9 for the Cyber National Mission Force (CNMF) where he was charged by the Commander, CNMF with arming the Cyber Mission Forces (CMF) with tactical tools & capabilities to achieve successful mission performance.
Prior to his assignments at United States Cyber Command, Mr. Teal served as the Technical Director of the Analytic Tradecraft Automation Office (ATAO) and the Scalable Analytics Tradecraft Center (SATC) at the National Security Agency (NSA). In these roles, he provided technical leadership and strategy for the advancement of analytic technologies and practices with a strong emphasis on developing and deploying large-scale data analytics. In addition, he led the inception and successful standup of the NSA’s Data Scientist Development Program (DSDP) and was a founding member of the successful inception and standup of NSA's Advanced Network Operations (aka "Hunt") mission. The Hunt Mission was responsible for obtaining and deploying tactical tools and capabilities to hunt for sophisticated adversaries across the Department of Defense – ANO was the leading organization uncovering, what led to, Operation “BUCKSHOT YANKEE”.
Mr. Teal is also a Navy War Veteran, with numerous awards, who served in Operation Desert Storm, Desert Shield and multiple other operational assignments.
Dr. Fox is the COO and Partner at The Bellwether Group. She has studied the intersection of human behavior and technology for over 20 years. Recently, Dr. Fox conducted cognitive intuition and machine learning research in the human behavior realm for tactical mission applications. In addition, her work supported such things as temporal event prediction, threat assessment, influence identification, insider threat, and human-robot teaming. Dr. Fox also provided human behavior insight in areas including cyber security, terrorism, and risk management. Her prior work (2008-2015) covered topics ranging from intelligent intrusion detection/protection systems for financial systems such as banks, stock market, and investment firms to behavior influence for small and large groups, with a focus on terrorism issues such as physical flocking and information propagation. Prior to 2008, Dr. Fox was a leading researcher in the area of IT Investment valuation. Her work was published in number books and presented internationally at CIO summits. Her implementation of Ongoing Value and methods for intangible analysis are considered best practices in the field.