Tony Parrillo is a partner in the Mid-Atlantic practice of Fortium Partners. He brings 30 years of technology leadership experience with a strong background in cyber security, both in the federal and commercial sectors. Prior to joining Fortium, Parrillo spent about 10 years managing a consulting practice focused on cyber security, IT risk management, and compliance where he implemented federal IT security programs for the Department of Defense and other federal agencies, including the Navy, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the General Services Administration. He recently supported the public-private partnership on Cyber Insurance, hosted by the Department of Homeland Security. Additionally, Parrillo’s expertise has been crucial in developing cyber security and risk management programs from the ground up with several commercial entities and not-for-profit organizations utilizing NIST, ISO, and other frameworks. His current work includes security leadership in the construction industry and working with cutting edge start up firms.
Parrillo enjoyed a fruitful military career as a cybersecurity expert. He directly reported to the Department of Agriculture CIO for emerging technologies related to wireless, broadband, public safety and rural mesh networks. He was also handpicked to support the Secretary of the Navy for IT, cyberspace capabilities and maritime domain awareness initiatives. He has been at the forefront of numerous emerging concepts and capabilities and was awarded the 2007 U.S. Navy Copernicus Award for sustained superior performance in Naval IT innovation and experimentation. Parrillo holds an MBA from George Mason University and a bachelor of science in materials engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute