Ryan Richter has several years of experience conducting adversarial cyber testing on tactical systems for the Department of Defense, acting in both leadership and engineering roles. He has a Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of San Diego and a Masters of Computer Science from the Naval Postgraduate School. He has completed multiple tours as a combat leader in support of Operation Enduring Freedom. His professional interests include network penetration testing, open source virtualization technologies for building cyber testing environments and collaboration platforms for coordinating activities in cyberspace. He enjoys continuously exploring new technologies and programming languages.