Kevin Coleman

Kevin G. Coleman is a seasoned technology professional with a comprehensive background in technology strategy and innovation. Having over twenty years of success in the development and implementation of cutting-edge technology strategies, he continues to work with innovative leaders in business, government and industry on strategic issues and opportunities of critical importance. Kevin is the recipient of a number of awards including eight awards for innovative design including three from Design News and the Bronze (IDEA) Industrial Design Excellence Award as well as the Shingo Prize in Manufacturing Excellence for his contributions. Mr. Coleman has spoken multiple times on technology issues before U.S. Congressional bodies and has worked with and briefed a congressional task force on strategic technology related issues, and spoke at the United Nations as well. He served for six years as a Science and Technology Advisor to the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, a world-renowned institution known for conducting over $1 billion in advanced research.

With strong expertise and insights into current and emerging technologies, Coleman has built a speaking reputation for addressing strategic issues and implications of emerging technologies and innovation. Coleman has personally briefed over 30 boards of directors and spoken at numerous corporate events on these strategic topics. In addition, he has briefed U.S. Strategic Command (StratCom) multiple times as well as Special Operations Command (SOCOM) on technology issues and opportunities of critical importance. In addition, he has spoken on innovation and emerging technology for the government and private sector, as well as speaking to professionals in 42 countries. He has also spoken at the request of the FBI at one of their public conference and has lectured on at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, the U.S. Army War College, the Naval Post Graduate Program as well as other programs for senior executives and professionals. He is frequently published on numerous industry, trade and news web sites including USA Today.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Kevin Coleman and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Tech innovation is the cornerstone of competitive strategy

We have entered a new era of technological advancements. This time it is different. Multiple technologies will rapidly evolve during the same period of time and create an unprecedented period of change. This is just a glimpse into...

Cyber Conflict: The Modern Gold Rush

In the middle of the 1800s, a few prospectors found gold in California. When word got out, the lure of instant wealth spurred hundreds of thousands to rush to the West. Farmers, city slickers, people with no particular training or...

How to Achieve More 'Agile' Application Security

Application security has become a critical component of all software development efforts. It includes all measures taken throughout the software development lifecycle to prevent programming flaws from being exploited. The flaws that...

The key to data security: Separation of duties

Separation of duties is a key control in finance, and it should be required in information security, too. It requires that no one person is able to compromise information.

Load More