Ken Haertling

Ken Haertling started his career in the US Air Force culminating in a senior leadership role in the Air Force Computer Emergency Response Team responsible for incident response across 140 sites worldwide. He has also held senior security positions in the telecom industry managing teams responsible for network, IT, and physical security. Ken is presently the Chief Security Officer (CSO) of a 200 person team for TELUS, a leading telecom company in Canada with 12M customers and $10B annual revenue. He has a MBA and Master of Science completing his thesis on Implementing Information Warfare in the Weapon Targeting Process. Ken is presently the co-chairman of the Canadian Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee that advises senior leaders of the Canadian government on cyber threats.