Lance Smith


Speaker: Data Security Without Boundaries: Establishing Highly-Secure Global Connections with Unyielding Encryption

Lance is a seasoned entrepreneur with more than two decades of executive leadership experience with positions at state and local governments, and with Global 1000 enterprises. Throughout his career, Lance has successfully founded a series of private and venture-backed businesses focused on the payment card industry, data center development, low-power computing platforms, and cyber security technologies. Lance has served on boards at private companies as well as non-profit boards focused on STEM education for high school students.

As a founder and CEO of Cyphre, a RigNet company (NASDAQ: RNET), Lance's primary goal is to build a strong culture of innovation that delivers world-changing advancements in cyber security. Cyphre’s secure network solutions are active on six continents, serving global oil and gas companies. Presently, Lance is focused on developing new markets in Southeast Asia, the Middle East, and North Africa.