Mr Graydon McKee is a well-rounded, experienced Information Security Executive with a unique and diverse background extending over 15 years.
Graydon’s career has taken him from the position of help desk support to the boardrooms of some of the world’s largest and greatest companies. Along the way, he has learned that protecting information goes well beyond technical solutions in the datacenter and extends well into business processes and the people who bring life to a company’s goals and dreams.
Diverse in both size and scope, Graydon’s experience has extended from his initial entry into the industry working for small companies answering technical support calls. As his experience grew he began administering networks, firewalls, and routers eventually graduating to the consulting world where his clients spanned the breadth of the U. S. Federal Government and massive financial institutions. His expertise lead to him being sought out by the likes of Apple and Microsoft to help them protect their tightest held corporate secrets in order to protect their competitive advantage.
In the course of his employment, Graydon has traveled extensively through North and South America, Asia, and Europe developing experience in a number of different industries such as Consumer Electronics, Printing and Packaging, Consulting, Overseas Manufacturing, Software Development and Distribution, Finance, Education, and the Public Sector. He has been a celebrated public speaker who has the ability to engage an audience and spark insightful discussions.
In addition to his knowledge of information security, his strengths include strategic planning, motivating and empowering others, building effective global teams, problem solving and adapting to challenging dynamic environments.
Graydon has a passion for people and those he has mentored over the last 10+ years say he is the best manager and leader they have ever worked for. He has been referred to as a “true gentleman” for his honesty, integrity, and dedication.
A former colleague of Graydon’s describes him as a goal-orientated professional “who delivers on clear and business impactful targets” and “his empathic nature makes him an excellent people manager. His interest in people is genuine, which creates a working environment where people can exceed on their targets and experience personal growth.” These attributes have been hallmarks of Graydon’s career.
Graydon has earned a Master of Science in Information Assurance from Norwich University where he graduated Cum Laude and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Susquehanna University. When Graydon isn’t at work he enjoys spending time with his family, helping out with his son’s Cub Scout Den, and learning how to play the guitar.