Nigel Leblanc

  • Washington D.C. Metro Area, US
Nigel Leblanc

Work History

Work History

Executive Cyber

Cyber Security Training
Executive Computer Engineering
Aug 2014 - Present

Outreach Coordinator

MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
RESENT Veteran Outreach Coordinator(Cyber and UAS) I work with Federal, state and private industry representatives to attract Veteran businesses to Maryland and retain existing Veteran businesses in the state by actively marketing and promoting the State of Maryland as a location for new and existing cyber companies; promote and facilitate business services, resources, and technical assistance to companies critical to the economic viability of the state's cyber community; and provide outreach to Veteran communities to fill cyber jobs with Veterans. I help Veterans launch businesses and careers in Cyber Security and UAS by building an Active Duty and Veteran ecosystem.
May 2015 - Present

Founder/chairman

MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS & ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
CYBER WARRIOR NETWORK RESENT Founder/Chairman A public-private partnership focused on creating a veteran cybersecurity workforce pipeline to help defend our nation's critical infrastructure and economy. Identify, train, and re-deploy the best IT and cybersecurity-skilled transitioning military members and veterans by connecting them to the right academic institutions, government agencies, businesses and organizations to fill cybersecurity job vacancies. CWN Offering: first Cyber Recruitment, Talent Management and Cyber Business Solution platform that connect businesses with the best cleared cyber talent and cyber software solutions to fill cyber job vacancies and combat evolving cyber threats. Mission: Create an ecosystem that will employ and empower our Nation's heroes, by decreasing Veteran Unemployment and fill critical cyber job vacancies while defending the Economy and Critical Infrastructure. Cyber Talent and Threat Solutions Force Multiplierâ„¢: Connect cleared cyber-skilled transitioning military, veterans and cyber companies to cyber stakeholders, employers, academic institutions, and government agencies to fill the nation's cyber security workforce vacancies and cyber security needs. Think of CWN as a LinkedIn for cleared cyber security professionals, interns and employers!
Apr 2014 - Aug 2014

Program Manager

AMERICAN SECURITY CHALLENGE
Cyber Program Manager Manage relationships with Local and Global partners that will participate in the Cyber Engine(Accelerator) Organize events that engage perspective partners and help them understand their role in the Cyber Engine's ecosystem and explain the ROI that they receive for their engagement. Maintain ownership over the content and curriculum of the program Manage company calendar(mentors, talks, events, general programming Help shape and define fundraising strategy and customer engagement
Mar 2010 - Feb 2014

Founder & CEO

FUTURE
SOLUTION CONSULTING GROUP(HOUSTON, TEXAS) Founder & CEO Accelerator Graduate Attended Startup Weekend in Houston and Dallas Business Development Created strategic relationships with Microsoft., Bronner Brothers, Geekdom Project Manager
Oct 2008 - Feb 2010

Asst Site Lead

Field Service Eng/.
COMPUTER SCIENCE CORP(BAGHDAD, IRAQ) Asst Site Lead(Deployed to Iraq) Site Lead-Proven leader, filled site lead for a Counter IED unit in Iraq after being on site for only two weeks. Streamlined operations and implemented preventative maintenance that led to zero delays in quarterly overhaul program. RF Jamming and design on Electronic Warfare Systems. Troubleshooting, maintenance, repair and installation of Counter IED systems. Oversee the health, welfare, morale, training, tactical employment, and administration of team as well as mentoring and providing professional development. Counter IED remote build-led 8 man team in field to equip 187 combat vehicles with updated software and hardware counter IED equipment.
Jan 2007 - Oct 2008

Security Manager

LOGISTICS READINESS SQUADRON USAF
MCCHORD AFB, WA) Squadron Training and Security Manager(Active Duty) Oversaw effective formal and military training requirements for over 300 personnel. Troubleshot and fixed problems with Cisco Switches in LAN and WAN Maintain Virus Protection software(Symantec Live Update) that provides virus live updates for the user domain and servers. Installed and maintained Device Control Sanctuary server software to LAN to control the use of hardware devices such as USB thumb drives, CD-RW and all other peripheral devices that connect to a pc. Helped Level 2 technicians by installing, troubleshooting NT/2000 desktops and laptops. Operated standalones systems, LAN and WAN in a Protection Level 1, 2 environments Analyzed training data and provided technical assistance and recommended measures to correct deficiencies. Provided advisory, education and training consulting services to Squadron Leadership.
Feb 2005 - Jan 2007

Purpose Vehicle Section Supervisor

LOGISTICS READINESS SQUADRON USAF
MCCHORD AFB, WA) Special Purpose Vehicle Section Supervisor(Active Duty)
Nov 1999 - Jan 2005

Airman

LOGISTICS READINESS SQUADRON USAF
BEALE AFB, CA) Electro-Mechanical Vehicle Tech.(Active Duty) Selected as ACC Transportation Airman of the Yr(2002). Selected over 1200 Airmen. Maintained, rebuilt and recovered Military vehicles. Analyze wiring diagrams, drawings, specifications. Knowledge of fabrication, hydraulic systems, and stick welding. Clean and dispose of hazardous materials. SOFTWARE COMPETENCIES Proficient in project management, Relationship building, Networking, Microsoft Office: i.e. Excel, Microsoft Project and PowerPoint with the ability to manipulate spreadsheets and reporting. Labview, CommSim, MultiSim, MicroCap, Visio/Visual Studio 2008, A+ Training, C+ Programming, Linux, Microsoft Sliver light, Microsoft Blend, Math Lab, MS Office 2010 & 2013, and Windows 98, NT, XP, & Vista, Windows 7&8.

Education

Education
2008

B.Ap.Sc

2006

A.Ap.Sc

1999

A.Ap.Sc