Vince Crisler

Chief Strategy Officer (CSO), Celerium


Vince Crisler has more than 25 years of IT and cyber security leadership within the Department of Defense, federal civilian government, and private sector. He is the Chief Strategy Officer for Celerium, which powers active cyber defense solutions that are easy to implement and effective in the key areas of network defense and compromise defense.  Previously, he was CEO and Founder of Dark Cubed, a cyber security product company focused on innovative solutions for small and midsize companies which was acquired by Celerium in 2022.

He is the Vice Chair for CompTIA’s North American Cybersecurity Committee and a member of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Worldwide Industry Advisory Board.

Crisler previously supported the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Sandia National Laboratories in the development of cyber security protection programs to defend the networks of Federal Departments and Agencies, as well as those belonging to critical infrastructure and key resources (CI/KR) owners and operators. Crisler was the primary author for the five-year technical vision for the National Cybersecurity Protection System, a $3B cyber security program within DHS.  He was also a co-author of the DHS Enhanced Cyber Services (ECS) Program, establishing a critical cyber security information-sharing program, which was formally announced in Executive Order (EO) 13636, Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity.

Crisler also served as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for the White House's Executive Office of the President and was responsible for the creation of the first ever cyber security operations center to protect White House networks.

Prior to the White House, Crisler served in the United States Air Force in organizations to include the White House Communications Agency, the National Military Command Center in the Pentagon, and Ramstein Air Base in Germany.  Crisler earned a Bachelor of Science in Computer and Information Science from the Ohio State University and a Master of Science in Management from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.  He currently lives in the Washington D.C. area.