Hank Thomas is the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Strategic Cyber Ventures (SCV). Hank leverages 20 years of experience in cybersecurity, military intelligence, management consulting, and business to identify, assess, invest in, and mature differentiated business and technology teams positioned to revolutionize the cybersecurity landscape. Hank serves as a member of the SCV board of directors and on the boards of cybersecurity product companies TrapX Security, ID DataWeb, E8 Security, and Polarity. All are a part of the SCV portfolio of companies.
Before forming SCV, Hank served an 11-year tenure as an executive at Booz Allen Hamilton—a global strategy, technology, and consulting firm—leading a highly successful consulting business focused on military grade cybersecurity for both commercial and government clients. Hank also served as the director of Booz Allen’s Cyber4Sight™, a multi-capability, global-cyberthreat intelligence team. His commercial client base included Fortune 100 financial services, retail, global manufacturing, automotive, healthcare, energy, and oil and gas clients. His government portfolio included U.S. military, intelligence, counterintelligence, and cyber community clients.
Prior to his work at Booz Allen, Hank was commissioned through the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) as an officer in the U.S. Army immediately upon graduation from Northwestern State University with a B.A. in Political Science. Selected for the Military Intelligence Corps, Hank served as an active duty intelligence officer for eight years in a variety of tactical, operational, and strategic assignments. Hank spent much of his military career focused on cyber, signals intelligence, information operations, and military intelligence planning, operations, gathering, and analysis. His assignments included the National Security Agency (NSA), Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM), 2nd Armored Cavalry Regiment, and the 509th Parachute Infantry Regiment.
Hank is currently completing his Master’s degree in Technology Managmement at Georgetown University and is active in the Washington D.C. business community.