Brian Harrell, CPP, is the Director of Security and Risk Management at Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NCI) which provides critical infrastructure owners with consultation on risk mitigation, protective measures, and compliance guidance. He is a former Director at the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) charged with helping protect North America's electric grid from physical and cyber-attack. Brian has spent time in the US Marine Corps, US Department of Homeland Security, and various private sector agencies with the goal of protecting the United States from security threats.
Ross Johnson, CPP, has 39-years of international and domestic experience in intelligence and security in both the private and public sectors and in land, aviation, and maritime environments. He has a Baccalaureate in Military Arts and Sciences from the Royal Military College of Canada, and has worked in the Middle East, Central Africa, and Southeast Asia. Ross is the author of Antiterrorism and Threat Response: Planning and Implementation.