Aaron Faulkner is managing director of the Accenture Federal Services (AFS) cybersecurity practice across the US Federal Department of Defense, Intelligence Community, Public Safety, Civilian and Health sectors. He leads the design, development, delivery and operation of innovative cybersecurity solutions for clients with wide-ranging missions. Aaron will lead a dedicated, interdisciplinary team of advanced cyber and technology specialists who work together to apply automation, cloud and AI to help agencies defend systems, be responsive to changing mission demands and be more resilient in the face of persistent threats.
Aaron brings more than 18 years of experience in the delivery of advanced technology and cybersecurity solutions to public-sector and commercial customers. Through his career he has tackled critical cybersecurity challenges in digital identity, cyber defense, application security and managed security services.
Prior to joining AFS, Aaron served as vice president of cybersecurity and the lead executive responsible for growth and delivery of cybersecurity solutions at ECS, a science, engineering, cybersecurity and advanced technology solution provider. He also served as chief strategy officer and vice president for business development at InfoReliance, which ECS acquired in 2017.
Aaron received his bachelor of specialized studies in business administration and marketing communications from Ohio University.