Michael Jenks has 22+ years of experience within the information technology field primarily focusing on offensive and defensive cyber operations. Michael is currently the CTO of Interpres Security, a startup that helps organizations optimize cyber defensive posture through a threat centric approach.
Prior to Interpres, Michael was the co-founder & COO of Adapt Forward, a defense contracting company specializing in cyber warfare. During his tenure at Adapt Forward, Michael led security operation teams that won various distinguished awards and became recognized as the best in the Department of Defense. Through his strategic leadership, Adapt Forward grew to over 200+ employees and generates over $40 million in annual revenue ending up at #542 of the 2020 Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Private Companies in the US and #1 in his home state of South Carolina.
Mr. Jenks holds a BS from Pennsylvania College of Technology along with various professional certifications within the project management and cyber security disciplines.