Paulo Shakarian, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Computer Science at Arizona State University, and CEO and Co-Founder of Cyber Reconnaissance, Inc., (CYR3CON) which specializes in combining artificial intelligence with information mined from malicious hacker communities to avoid cyberattacks. He has led research efforts funded by IARPA, DARPA, ONR, AFOSR, and ARO. Shakarian was named a “KDD Rising Star,” received the Air Force Young Investigator award, received multiple “best paper” awards, and has been featured in major news media outlets such as CNN and The Economist. Paulo was a field grade officer in the U.S. Army where he served two combat tours in Iraq, earning a Bronze Star and the Army Commendation Medal for Valor. He also previously worked as a DARPA Military Fellow and as an faculty at West Point in addition to a tenured faculty position at Arizona State University. Paulo holds a BS from West Point and a Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, College Park.