Paul & Elisabeth Merage Foundation | Andre & Katherine Merage Foundation


Amit Gavish

Amit Gavish

Executive Vice President- Americas

Voyager Labs

Gordon Kesting

Gordon Kesting

Vice President

C4I Solutions, Elbit Systems of America, LLC

Ira Hoffman

Ira Hoffman


Rimon Law

Tracy Andrle

Tracy Andrle

Class Overview

Participants will visit the San Diego Port Authority, the San Diego Harbor Police Department, and Green Acre Campus Pointe. Participants will be introduced to local cyber companies, as well as local government cyber and HLS officials. 

MODULE: San Diego Tour – Port Authority & Harbor Police Department
San Diego Harbor Chief of Police
Tuesday, January 21, 8:30-10:00

MODULE: Strategies for Entering U.S. HLS and Cyber Markets
Ira Hoffman, Gordon Kesting, Amit Gavish, and Victor Mintz
Tuesday, January 21, 10:00-12:00

MODULE: U.S. Rules Affecting HLS and Cyber Companies
Ira Hoffman
Tuesday, January 21, 13:00-15:00

MODULE: Panel – San Diego’s Cyber Ecosystem
Richard Miller, Shelton Darensburg, Jesse Gipe, Steve Kelley, John Peterson, Chris Simpson
Tuesday, January 21, 15:00-17:00

Module Description:
Panel to be moderated by Richard Miller, President of Sentek Global. Panelists include Shelton Darensburg, CISO, ViaSat; Jesse Gipe, Director, World Trade Center San Diego; Steve Kelley, CRO, GoSecure and CCOE Board Member; John Peterson, Senior Program Manager at Red Horse Corp.; and Chris Simpson, Director for the Center for Cybersecurity, National University and CCOE Board Member.