CyberTexas Board of Directors
Our team of cyber security professionals are paving the way for Texas leadership in the growing field.
A 6th generation Texan, Joe Sanchez is an executive experienced in military and community activities involving Intelligence, Information Technology Operations and Security, Education, Innovation and Legislative matters. A local “social entrepreneur and technology evangelist,” Joe established a prominent Cyber Security educational base in San Antonio and has helped promote the growth of local cybersecurity industries and associations. Joe served in the U.S. Senate and U.S. House of Representatives as a Congressional Fellow. He currently is the Chief, Network Operations, 625 AF Operations Center, Joint Base San Antonio - Lackland.
Justin C. Ryan
Born and raised in North East Texas, Justin Ryan is an adviser for Ernst & Young’s Advice Defense practice based out of San Antonio, Texas. He has over 10 years experience in information technology and has served as a senior operations manager over cyber security analysts and project development lead for the U.S. Air Force at Lackland Air Force Base. Justin currently sits on the board of three non-profits to include CyberTexas Foundation and InfraGard San Antonio. He also coaches for CyberPatriot San Antonio. Justin is a current Doctor of Business Administration in Technology Entrepreneurship student and holds four degrees in the fields of business/cyber security. He is also currently GISCP, GCIH, CEH, and Security+ certified.