About Blake King
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer+ (MCSE+)
U. S. Marine Corps – Tactical Network Engineer
Led a team of Marines that managed the network and server infrastructure that supported several thousand end users across three continents. Was honor graduate of the Marine Corps Non-Commissioned Officer’s Leadership Course. Awarded the Navy & Marine Corps Commendation Medal; recognized for Outstanding Service as a Tactical Network Engineer.
More than 20 years of experience managing information technology and cyber security operations at Fortune 100/500/1000 companies in the Defense, Aerospace, Energy, and Healthcare sectors.
Served as the Sr. Director of IT Infrastructure and Operations responsible and accountable for all information technology infrastructure to include architecture, operations, and cybersecurity for a $1.8B defense and aerospace company. Managed an annual budget of $35M and a team of 150+ technology professionals across 19 sites spread throughout the U.S.
Contracted as a senior advisor to the CIO/CISO of a large Dept. of Energy and National Nuclear Security Administration contractor setting the strategic direction for information technology operations, infrastructure, and cybersecurity initiatives.