Charlie Tupitza

 Board of Directors – Acting CEO

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Charlie Tupitza

Charlie Tupitza was the US Head of Cyber Resilience Best practices of RESILIA for AXELOS LLC for the past two years. AXELOS is the intellectual property owner of ITIL the defacto global IT service management best practice framework in both the private and public sectors.  Charlie established relationships in both the private and public sector at the C level around cyber resilience enabling mission driven IT Service Management. He has had the opportunity to speak publicly, and participate in collaborative sessions promoting the sharing of lessons learned across both selectors with a focus on the financial, health, utility, supply chain, defense, defense industrial, as well as federal and state government.

He was a charter member of the Presidential Policy Directive-21 working group to identify cyber security training across the entire federal procurement community headed by the DHS.

Charlie has been responsible for providing enterprise solutions including for the maintenance repair and operation of the Space Shuttle program along with same support for facilities at Kennedy Space Center, Patrick AFB, and Cape Canaveral, ground based FAA equipment, all dams in the US, and Navy facilities while at MRO Inc.

Charlie has extensive experience in physical security with video surveillance at all land based points of entry into the US while at NTMI, providing gunshot detection systems of ShotSpotter in support of the Violent Crime Task Force of the FBI.  He provided Software to automate the development of buffer zone protection plans for the DHS when they first identified Critical Infrastructure Sectors. His unique experience with both physical and cyber risk brings great value to the Forum.

He provided Enterprise Architecture software (Popkin) to the DHS as they DHS brought the agencies together making it up.

Other experience includes being an active participant in the Software and Supply Chain Assurance Forum sponsored by the DHS, GSA, DoD, and NIST.  He is a current working group member of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE).  He participates in working sessions for the Cyber Security Framework (NIST) and the Incident Response and Recovery Working Group (DHS). He was the introducing member for the OASIS-Open Cloud Application Management for Platforms Technical Committee. He was a member of the DoD working groups of Environmental Data Standards, Collaboration, and Maintenance Repair and Operation.