Joshua A. Ray

As Managing Director for iDefense Security Intelligence, Josh is responsible for the research operations, product development and go to market strategy for Accenture’s global cyber intelligence practice. He has over 16 years of combined commercial, government and military experience in the field of cyber intelligence, threat operations and information security.  Prior to Accenture’s acquisition of iDefense, Josh was responsible for Verisign’s enterprise Cyber Intelligence Program as well as the operations and product strategy for the iDefense business.  During his work with Raytheon, Josh created and managed the Cyber Threat Operations Intelligence Program, which handled enterprise-wide intelligence activities focusing on defining and providing early warning of advanced cyber threats targeting Raytheon’s networks.  Josh also held technical leadership roles with the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) and the Northrop Grumman Corporation at the Joint Task Force – Global Network Operations (JTF-GNO), providing intelligence support to focused operations.  He holds a Bachelor of Science in information technology from George Mason University, an Executive Certificate in strategy and innovation from MIT Sloan School of Management and served honorably as a member of the US Navy.