Bruce Potter

Chief Information Security Officer

Bruce Potter is our chief information security officer (CISO). He’s responsible for cyber risk management and ensuring the secure operations of Expel’s services.

Previously, Bruce co-founded Ponte Technologies, a cybersecurity research and engineering company that worked with organizations ranging from hedge funds to intelligence agencies. Bruce sold Ponte Technologies to the KeyW Corporation where he served as CTO for two years. In 2016, Bruce served as the senior technical advisor to the members of President Obama’s Commission on Enhancing National Cyber Security.

Bruce also founded the Shmoo Group in 1996 and helps run the popular annual hacker conference, ShmooCon, in Washington, DC. Bruce has co-authored several books and written numerous articles on security (or the lack thereof). He regularly speaks at industry conferences including DefCon, Blackhat, and O’Reilly Security, as well as at private events hosted by the United States Military Academy, the Library of Congress, the National Security Agency and other government agencies.


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