Mark Gembicki

Technology Advisor

A versatile executive with a winning attitude, Mr. Gembicki relies upon a unique depth of insight and understanding gained as a leader in management consulting and technology operations for the Global 500, middle-market companies, and governments. Career highlights include:


• Recruited by the National Security Agency at age 16 with subsequent senior advisory and management roles to include Apple, Cisco, Deloitte, Dept. of Homeland Security, Executive Office of the President, FedEx, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), Ford, Intelligence Community, Motorola, and Westinghouse Science & Technology.

• P&L track record on the upwards of $1B by consistently performing across fiscal, operational, and strategic objectives.


• Proven ability to map a creative business vision, collaborate with key stakeholders, secure growth capital, integrate technology, pursue adjacent and emerging markets, and manage enterprise-wide risk.

• Strong management skills (CEO, Board) with emphasis on risk management, governance and compliance, public policy, government affairs, innovation lifecycles, buyer value analysis, distribution strategies, competitive intelligence, crisis management, intellectual property protection, due diligence, and M&A transactions.

• Diverse base of technical experience (CTO, CIO, CISO, R&D) in artificial intelligence (AI), data science, cybersecurity, quantum computing, Data as a Service (DaaS), resilience and sustainability (enterprise, infrastructure, climate), emergency management, disaster recovery, open-source intelligence (OSINT), critical infrastructure protection (CIP), cryptocurrencies, blockchain, anti-money laundering (AML), and war room decision-making.

• Published author and industry analyst with approximately 1,500 media appearances, spokesperson engagements, keynote speeches, and academic lectures.

• Drawing on political experience from presidential campaigns and White House administrations, served as a bipartisan senior strategist, media surrogate, and public policy resource on a broad range of national security and technology topics.


• Honors include a National Security Council post as Director of the Manhattan Cyber Project, testimony at the Senate’s Security in Cyberspace Hearings, and peer group awards such as the Israeli National Security Council’s “World Player in Homeland Security” and IDG’s “Top 20 IT Visionary for the Next Decade.”