As Chief Technology Officer, Jason Vest leads the Binary Defense Software Engineering, Threat Hunting, Intelligence, Product and Detection Engineering teams and sets the strategic vision and direction for the technology portfolio.
Jason served in the U.S. Air Force as a Special Operations Pilot and Airborne Network and Electronics Instructor, operated as a Homeland Security Investigations Digital Forensic Analyst, and completed multiple cyber transformations as a Principal Consultant at Lockheed Martin/Leidos. Jason also built a security program from the ground up protecting a product that was ultimately acquired by and still used by a top American multinational bank as a mobile payment platform. Most recently Jason was the Head of Cyber Delivery for a global consulting firm where he was responsible for delivery of security services, leading a 1000 person organization and supporting a wide array of Enterprise clients.
Jason holds an M.S. Digital Forensic Science, B.S. Aviation, and A.A.S. Instructor of Technology. Jason is active in the ISC2 and PMI communities and currently holds active professional certifications including CISSP, PMP, Sec+, A+, CHFI and CEH.
Jason lives in North Texas with his wife and 4 children and loves to spend time with his family traveling and attending the many sport events they participate in.