Brad Medairy is Booz Allen’s functional leader for cybersecurity and engineering, driving and scaling the firm’s cross-market, horizontal cyber business. He is responsible for the delivery of large-scale cyber and engineering solutions for federal and commercial clients. He also leads the firm’s cyber investment portfolio and drives the development of next-generation service offerings that integrate Booz Allen’s intelligence-grade tradecraft with best-of-breed commercial solutions to combat the most advanced adversaries.
Brad engages with clients across the defense and intelligence community, federal agencies (e.g. Department of Homeland Security, Veterans Affairs), and the commercial market (e.g. retail, financial services, automotive, energy/utilities, and pharmaceutical) to understand their current environment, assess the threat landscape, determine their risk posture, and deliver tailored solutions that address their business and mission requirements.
Currently, Brad is focused on delivering new services and solutions in the following areas:
- Cyber defense solutions that reduce vulnerabilities, identify threats, and enhance cyber defenses for faster detection and reduced response time. Key solution areas include security operations center (SOC) modernization, hunt and incident response, continuous diagnostics and mitigation (CDM), and cloud security.
- Cyber platforms resiliency solutions that identify and remediate critical vulnerabilities to operational technologies (e.g. industrial control systems (ICS), supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA), and defense weapons platforms.
- Cyber warfare solutions that include advanced offensive and defensive capabilities targeted to warfighter engagement in support of full spectrum cyber operations.
Brad leads the firm’s cyber talent programs responsible for attracting and retaining the industry’s top talent. He also manages key ventures and partnerships across the global innovation ecosystem (e.g. Silicon Valley, Boston, and Israel) to assess state-of-the-art technologies and to identify and manage new strategic alliances and partnerships (e.g. Splunk, Phantom Cyber).
Brad holds a bachelor’s in information systems from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, and a master’s in information systems and technology from Johns Hopkins University.