Margaret E. Grayson - President of MTN Government Services
Ms. Grayson has focused much of her career on finance, policy, regulatory compliance and risk management of technology companies and federal, state, local and tribal government entities. Transitioning from Public Accounting, she began her corporate career with Honeywell Aerospace and Defense in 1980 as Manager of General Accounting.
Expanding her work in the field of finance and accounting for technology innovation companies, she joined Spacehab, Inc. in the mid 90’s. Spacehab was formed as a public-private partnership, sponsored by NASA, the International Space Station contributing nations and private sector investors. It functioned as a proof of concept, enabling government and private sector pharmaceutical and research organizations to perform microgravity research projects on board the space shuttle and the international space station.
She joined V-ONE Corporation in 1999 as Chief Financial Officer and became President, CEO and Director of V-One Corporation in 2000. V-One Corporation was a pioneer in the design and development of application layer security software products for federal, state, local and tribal governments as well as commercial entities. In her role as President and CEO, she worked closely with certain federal agencies in the requirements and design of security products and developed significant expertise in cyber security, data integrity and information sharing in wired, wireless and satellite networks and design of secure data transport architectures.
In 2002 Ms. Grayson was invited to join the National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC), serving at the request of the President Bush and is currently serving at the request of President Obama. She is an expert in cyber security and information sharing and has participated in several comprehensive studies designed to provide the President, through the Secretary of Homeland Security, with advice on the security of the nation’s critical infrastructure sectors and their information systems. She has recently co-chaired two studies for the NIAC on infrastructure and community resilience that can be accessed through www.dhs.gov/NIAC.
Ms. Grayson holds Secret and Top Secret security clearances. She serves on the boards of directors for public and private companies and is on the Dean’s Council and Advisory Board of the School of Business at the State University of New York in Buffalo.