Executive Profile: Steven Spano, President of Center for Internet Security

Steven Spano
Steven Spano

Steven Spano serves as president of the Center for Internet Security, a New York-based nonprofit organization that works on public- and private-sector cybersecurity readiness and response.

He previously worked at Amazon Web Services as general manager for defense and national security within the company’s worldwide public sector business.

Before joining AWS, Spano served in the U.S. Air Force for nearly 30 years.

He retired from military service in 2011 as director of communications for Air Combat Command with the rank of brigadier general.

He has also worked with the Multi-National Forces Iraq on IT policy, network operations and interoperability and advised the Iraqi government on the reconstruction of information and communications technology.

Spano has earned a master’s degree in strategic studies from Air War College at Maxwell Air Force Base in Alabama, a master of administrative science from Johns Hopkins University, a BS in business administration from Norwich University, and was a senior executive fellow at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.


You may also be interested in...

Dan Gabriel, CEO of AM TRACE

Executive Spotlight: AM TRACE CEO Dan Gabriel

Dan Gabriel, chief executive officer with AM TRACE, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding its growth since the onset of COVID-19, covering topics such as expanding public health solutions, networking across communities and keys to retaining a highly skilled workforce. He also shared his thoughts on where the company will head in the future and how to combat future viruses and diseases. 

Bruce Caswell President

Executive Spotlight: Bruce Caswell, Maximus President & CEO

Bruce Caswell, president and chief executive officer of Maximus, and 2020 Wash100 Award recipient, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding how the company has responded to the COVID-19 pandemic, such as enhancing workforce support, developing new technologies and supporting employment services. Additionally, Caswell discussed investments in new technologies, as well as where Maximus will head in 2021. 

Jean Stack and John Song, managing directors of Baird

Executive Spotlight: John Song & Jean Stack, Managing Directors with Baird

John Song and Jean Stack, managing directors with Baird, recently spoke with ExecutiveBiz regarding the organization’s recent efforts within mergers & acquisition (M&A), following the close of NuWave’s acquisition of BigBear and Jacobs’ recent purchase of The Buffalo Group. The two leaders also discussed current market trends, and provided insight into Baird's upcoming Government & Defense Conference.