Ted Harrington drives thought leadership initiatives for Independent Security Evaluators, where he is a sought-after speaker, presenting at high-profile conferences in a range of industries, including media & entertainment, hospitality, finance and others. Mr. Harrington was recently named 40 Under 40, where he was both one of the youngest inductees in the class as well as the only honoree from the field of information security. He is one of the organizers of IoT Village, the popular new hacking concept focused on connected devices, as well as an organizer of SOHOpelessly Broken, the first ever router hacking contest at esteemed security conference DEF CON. Mr. Harrington holds several special appointments, including to the California Governor’s Cyber Security Task Force, University of Southern California (Entertainment Technology Center, Project Cloud Security Team), HTNG Door Lock Security Working Group (Co-Chair), Cyber California, and several others. He holds a bachelors degree from Georgetown University.