Colorado Springs, CO – The National Cybersecurity Center (NCC) has appointed Dawn Meyerriecks to its Board of Directors.
As an independent director and board member, government, and commercial technical powerhouse leader, Meyerrieck brings more than 30 years’ experience pioneering new products and services and leading transformation for iconic brands around the world, including CIA, AOL, and DoD. She is a recognized expert in delivering entrepreneurial technical capabilities and processes to international markets, leveraging stakeholder acumen into strategy, development, integration, and operations.
“Dawn Meyerriecks’ deep understanding of multi-industry needs is a tremendous benefit contributing to the NCC’s mission to build trust, knowledge, and security throughout cyberspace,” said Harry D. Raduege, Jr., Lieutenant General, USAF (Ret.), CEO of the National Cybersecurity Center. “In this critical time when cyber threats and bad actors are top of mind for all, Dawn Meyerriecks brings world-class talent to the NCC.”
Meyerriecks holds a passion for establishing strong partnerships to ensure America’s long- term global competitiveness, sustaining a personal portfolio as a MITRE Senior Fellow, Advisor to the national Special Competitive Studies Project, and as an advisor to CEOs via Blackstone and RBC. From 2014-2021, Meyerriecks led the CIA Directorate of Science and Technology, directing the organization’s first restructure in their 57-year history, defining and delivering global capabilities beyond state-of-the-art even amid significant workforce societal and health concerns. Previously, Meyerriecks redefined technical oversight for the Intelligence Community and prior to this led the restructure of AOL Products to ensure alignment of business objectives and services, ribbon-cutting new global facilities. Concurrently, she served on the National Security Agency (NSA) Corporate Board for over a decade, also supporting both their Technical Strategy and Information Assurance subcommittees.
Meyerriecks has received many awards, including Washingtonian’s Tech Titan, numerous Presidential Rank Awards, Fortune’s Top 100 Intellectuals, and Infoworld’s CTO of the Year.
The NCC is thrilled to welcome Dawn Meyerriecks and her robust, multi-industry background and talents to help the NCC become a nationally recognized leader in cybersecurity education, workforce development, and public policy.
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The National Cybersecurity Center (NCC) is a non-profit organization established for cyber innovation and awareness. Established in 2016 from the vision of United States Senator from Colorado John Hickenlooper, in coordination with several people from the University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS) and the community, the NCC serves both public and private organizations and individuals through training, education and research. Discover NCC at https://cyber-center.org.