Gula Tech Adventures
Cyndi is a Managing Partner at Gula Tech Adventures which focuses on cyber technology, cyber policy and recruiting more people to the cyber workforce by rebranding the industry to Data Care. Since 2017, GTA has invested in dozens of cyber start-ups and funds and supported multiple cyber nonprofits and projects. Cyndi is a cyber start-up operations expert. She has started and run licensing, human resources, legal, facilities, accounting, marketing, channel, support and sales operations for both Tenable Network Security, which went public on the NASDAQ in 2018, and Network Security Wizards, where she was President and helped it grow to a successful exit 18 months after being founded. As a Gula Tech Adventures Managing Partner, she is helping our cyber start-ups scale and make important decisions about their organizational structure, facilities, product licensing, customer support, recruiting strategy, culture, managing their cash flow and having the processes in place to succeed and have fun. Cyndi is Chair of the Howard County Economic Development Board, a 2016 LP graduate of Leadership Howard County and serves on the Board of Trustees of Howard County General Hospital. Cyndi is an advisory board member of the National Cyber Education Group and supports their mission to train 30 million K-12 students and 3 million teachers in cyber. Cyndi also volunteers as board president of A-OK Mentoring-Tutoring and is a board member of the Howard County Conservancy. She has a Bachelor of Science in Glass Engineering from Alfred University.