CEO of BTS Software Analytics
David Tohn is the Chief Executive Officer at BTS Software Solutions (BTS-S2) in Columbia, Maryland as well as co-founder of the BTS-S2 spinoff, Verb8tm, Inc. David is a retired military officer with over 24 years’ experience in military intelligence, strategic planning, and a deep background in cyber security operations, policy, and planning. Following his military career, he entered the private sector, joining the CyberPoint International team in Baltimore, MD to promote CyberPoint’s commercial and international cybersecurity products and services.
He assumed the CEO position of BTS-S2, a defense and intelligence community products and services company, in 2014. With a focus on growth since joining, BTS-S2 tripled in size; expanded the government services and solutions portfolio; added and then spun out Verb8tm, an advanced speech-totext solution for complex audio, in 2015.
David’s background includes cybersecurity operations, strategic and operational planning, Signals, Geospatial, and Human Intelligence. His current emphasis is in big data analytics, bioinformatics, data compression, technical forensic exploitation, and teaching critical thinking and logical reasoning for cyberspace operators. Publications include authoring and coauthoring two books, several professional articles and op-eds focusing on key geo-political security topics, strategic intelligence, and cyber-security.