Grady Johnston is an accomplished CTO, a former US Marine Corps intelligence officer, and a cybersecurity executive with deep expertise in AI-driven technologies.

Throughout his career, he played pivotal roles in building business at companies at the forefront of their industries, including CDW, Art Technology Group,  SevenSpace, Tiburón Enterprises, Insight Direct, and Passlogix.

Over the years, he built close relationships with top executives at leading global enterprises including Home Depot, IHG Hotels, Coca-Cola, AFLAC, SunTrust, Blue Cross Blue Shield, and The Weather Channel.

Recognized for his achievements in customer success and channel development around the globe, Grady was selected as a CRN Magazine Channel Chief in 2015. He is a frequent speaker at industry panels, technology events and university boards on global trends spanning security, AI, big data and IoT.

Grady holds an MBA from Harvard and a BA in international relations from the University of Massachusetts and serves on multiple cybersecurity advisory boards in higher education, State, and Federal Governments.