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Board Chairman

Office: St. Marys, GA, USA

Barry Kouns is a chairman of Risk Based Security. He co-founded Risk Based Security in 2011, and served as Chief Executive Officer from 2011 through 2019. Barry received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Statistics from Virginia Tech and an M.S. in Industrial Engineering from NDSU. He has authored dozens of security articles and presentations and co-authored The Chief Information Security Officer, IT Governance, 2011.

Barry has more than 20 years of demonstrated success in building information security and professional services businesses.

Barry served in the US Air Force as a B-52H bombardier.