Jason Kichen serves as the director of cybersecurity services at eSentire. Previously, Kichen spent nearly 15 years working in the U.S. intelligence community as an expert in technical and offensive cyber operations. He was responsible for the design and execution of advanced technical operations all over the world. He has extensive experience against hard targets and has interacted with the most senior levels of the United States government. Kichen has two Director of National Intelligence Meritorious Unit Citations and a National Intelligence Professional Award from the National Counter Proliferation Center, amongst many other awards and commendations bestowed upon him by the Department of Defense, the Intelligence Community and various federal contractors. He has an undergraduate degree in political science and history and post-graduate degree in telecommunications engineering management.