Ted Harrington drives thought leadership initiatives for Independent Security Evaluators, the elite organization of security researchers and consultants widely known for being the first company to hack the iPhone. Mr. Harrington was recently named Executive of the Year by the American Business Awards, an international body that receives thousands of nominations from around the world. He has also been named 40 Under 40, where he was both one of the youngest inductees in the class as well as the only honoree from the field of information security. He is one of the organizers of popular hacking concept IoT Village, as well as one of the organizers of SOHOpelessly Broken, the first ever router hacking contest at esteemed security conference DEF CON. Mr. Harrington holds several special appointments, including to the California Governor’s Cyber Security Task Force, University of Southern California, and several others. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University.