Justin Grant

Security Operations Director for Managed Security Services, IBM

Justin Grant serves as security operations director for IBM Security Managed Security Services (MSS) and delivers threat monitoring, intelligence, threat research and managed SIEM services to MSS’ customers worldwide. After nearly a decade at the Central Intelligence Agency, he rejoined IBM in late 2012 as a senior executive in the MSS division. While serving in a variety of technical, leadership and strategic planning roles at the CIA, Justin managed and executed numerous cyber operations and complex programs against a wide range of targets of interest to the President and other senior policymakers. He began his career as a software engineer at IBM, developing enterprise applications. Justin grew up in Atlanta and earned degrees in Computer Science and Religion from the University of Georgia. He enjoys spending time with his wife, Britt, and three children, Charles, Mary Elise and Jack.