AXON Connected portfolio company AXON AI recently appointed Matt Devost to its advisory board. Matt is a technologist, entrepreneur, and international security expert specializing in counterterrorism, critical infrastructure protection, intelligence, risk management and cybersecurity issues. Currently, Matt is President & CEO of FusionX, LLC, a cybersecurity consultancy that helps international corporations identify and manage dynamic threats in complex operational environments. Additionally, Matt has been an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University since 2002 where he teaches a graduate course on Information Warfare and security, and is a Founding Director of the Cyberconflict Studies Association. Matt founded the Terrorism Research Center, Inc. (TRC) in 1996, where he served as President and CEO until November 2008. As founder and President, Matt oversaw all research, analysis, intelligence, assessment, and training programs. Previously, Matt held leadership positions at iSIGHT Partners, Technical Defense, Security Design International, iDEFENSE and SAIC. Matt has been a speaker at hundreds of international conferences and a contributor/author to several books on terrorism and information security. Matt’s in-depth expertise of cyber security and risk management issues as well as his experience running a leading cyber security consultancy will help AXON AI focus its cyber security technology and business development.

AXON AI also appointed Pack Fancher to its advisory board. Pack serves as a Director, Exit Planning Strategy with Pagnato Karp, a fiduciary for more than eighty founders/entrepreneurs and their families. He spent five years at investment banking firm KippsDesanto & Co where he served as a Director. Pack spent thirteen years with Merrill Lynch, where he specialized in providing M&A as well as commercial lending services to middle market companies. He was a featured speaker at over 100 Merrill Lynch internal conferences and was featured in numerous financial publications. Pack’s broad experience and network in the commercial and government sectors will help AXON AI reach more partners and customers.

AXON AI created its advisory board to expand its network and increase customer and partnership opportunities in the commercial and government sectors. AXON AI aims to staff its board with leading technology and subject matter experts, former high-level government executives, and business pioneers.