An experienced leader in cybersecurity and operations, Felker served as Assistant Director, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency and Director, National Cybersecurity and Communications Integrations Center, both elements of the Department of Homeland Security. Before that he was the Director of Cyber and Intelligence Strategy at HP Enterprise Services and served almost 30 years as a U.S. Coast Guard officer in leadership positions conducting afloat, intelligence and cyber operations.
Felker is a Senior Fellow at the McCrary Institute for Cyber and Critical Infrastructure Security at Auburn University and is currently on the Board of Directors of the Operation Renewed Hope Foundation, the Board of Advisors for both the Military Cyber Professionals Association and the Cyber Security Forum Initiative.
A sought-after cybersecurity and leadership expert, Felker is a frequent speaker at national and international cybersecurity conferences.
Felker graduated from Ithaca College with a Bachelor of Science and earned his Master of Arts in Public Administration from the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University.