Ryan Heartfield

Ryan Heartfield

CTO, Exalens

Dr. Ryan Heartfield has over a decade of experience in delivering business enabling cybersecurity solutions for industries undergoing digital transformation. He has developed innovations in AI-driven approaches to threat detection, incident response, and dynamic software-defined network security for Enterprise and Operational Technology systems.

Prior to Exalens, Ryan was a senior security architect at Splunk for Security Orchestration Automation and Response, and security architect for UK Government, where he led the delivery of advanced cybersecurity operations capabilities. He has a PhD and over 20 publications in cyber security including in IEEE TIFS, ACM CSUR, and other top scientific journals. 


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