A dynamic leader with more than 15 years leading cutting-edge federal technology and cybersecurity programs, Mr. Brinker will provide leadership and oversight for True Zero’s entire federal portfolio driving the go-to-market vision and strategy.
“Joe’s outstanding track record for driving strategic innovation and programmatic changes within the national security space, as well as within the Department of Defense, DISA and other federal agencies speaks for itself,” said Carl Salzano, Chief Executive Officer of True Zero Technologies. “He is a dynamic leader with a breadth of insight in the cyber domain that will further True Zero’s efforts to deliver on its mission of providing the highest level of end-state outcomes our clients have come to expect from us.”
Over his tenure with DISA, Mr. Brinker’s portfolio has included significant work with the Agency’s Enterprise Identity, Credential, and Access Management (ICAM) initiatives. In addition, he has specialized in key areas of the federal cyber security landscape including Zero-Trust Architecture, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), Enterprise Directory Services (EDS), as well as cyber exchange and training programs. Most notably, Mr. Brinker was responsible for the strategic oversight and creation of the DoD’s first Zero Trust Reference Architecture, which was published in 2021.
“We are excited for the leadership and strategic vision that Joe brings to True Zero,” said Mike Fluharty, Chief Strategy Officer, “his impact on shaping the DoD cyber arena, coupled with his expertise and fundamental alignment with the Presidential Executive Order (EO) on Improving the Nation’s Cybersecurity and Zero Trust Memorandum, continues to enforce our commitment to cybersecurity enablement and innovation for our customers and their missions.”
True Zero Technologies, a veteran-owned small business, is a market leader in the design, implementation and operation of cybersecurity services and solutions. The firm was founded on the principle that the purposeful enablement of people and technology in an organization is directly attributable to the quality of its outcomes. At True Zero we take a highly collaborative approach to cybersecurity engagements ensuring client mission objectives always remain in focus while delivering practical end-state solutions and outcomes. We understand the importance of bringing skills that address the entire cyber warfare surface and embody the ability to convene wholistic teams in any cyber domain, both federal and commercial, to accomplish mission specific outcomes.