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Oriah Longanecker

President and Chief Risk & Security Officer of Layer 8 Technologies

Oriah is the President and Chief Risk & Security Officer of Layer 8 Technologies, a fast-growing startup in the risk and security industry, which offers sophisticated professional and consulting services. He also enjoys serving on several corporate and non-profit boards in both a director and advisory capacity.

Oriah served over two decades in the U.S. Air Force leading Joint military units in many countries during a variety of combat operations and other national security missions. He began his military career as a communications analyst with the National Security Agency before earning his commission as an intelligence officer. He went on to lead a variety of intelligence and cyber warfare units, Special Technical Operations teams and as a policy advisor to the Joint Chiefs of Staff. His undergrads were in management studies and psychology, with graduate studies in military science, homeland security and cybersecurity.

He and his family call the Pacific Northwest home and enjoy all things outdoors, being involved in local and international charities and culinary voyages of discovery.

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