Ken Taylor

President
ICSPA – The America’s

Ken is the President of the International Cyber Security Protection Alliance, CEO of InnovaNord and is recognized as a global Cyber Security leader, advising G5 government agencies, global 500 Corporations, etc. He is an original member and equity owner of Silent Circle/Blackphone, the global leaders in mobile privacy and security. Ken is also an advisor at Datatribe, a private cyber security equity fund, based outside of Fort Meade, Maryland.

Ken sits on numerous boards within the cyber security/IOT community and is involved in an early stage startup mentoring program. He is a Fellow of the New Westminster College in British Columbia and a member of the Board of Advisory for the Canadian Cybersecurity Alliance

Ken’s previous executive leadership positions within the cyber security field include:

  • Partner, ONYARA Inc
  • Executive Vice President, Silent Circle Inc.
  • Vice President, Cyber Security for CGI Inc.
  • Director, Global Stealth Solutions for Unisys Inc.
  • Board member for the National University Cyber Security and Information

Ken served proudly in the Canadian Armed forces (Special Service Forces – 2 Commando, PPCLI) for over 12 years in both peace and wartime operations throughout the world. He has deep ties within the Intelligence and Special Forces community throughout the globe.
He is also an active member of the following:

  • Canadian Association of Defense and Security Industries (CADSI)
  • The Treble Victor Group
  • Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA)
  • ALS Society of Canada

Ken has an engineering background in telecommunications and computer networking, as well as a Master’s degree in Business Administration (finance) from Royal Roads University in Victoria, B.C.