Chief Technology Office – Accenture Federal Services Cybersecurity Practice
Jake Groth is the Chief Technology Officer for the Cybersecurity business at Accenture Federal Services. Here, he leads design and development of the business’ cyber security assets and helps set the technical strategy and partner relationships for the AFS portfolio of Cybersecurity capabilities. He is involved with nearly every aspect of cyber security, including big data analytics, cyber threat intelligence, continuous diagnostics and monitoring, enterprise security architecture, enterprise mobility, security orchestration and automated response, and enterprise security event management.
Previously, Groth was chief technology officer and partner at Defense Point Security before it was acquired by AFS in 2016. Groth brings extensive experience serving clients in both the public and private sectors in diverse roles including as a Federal Security Engineering manager for the DHS Security Operations Center under Customs and Border Protection, an Information Security researcher for the National Information Security Training and Education Center, and owner and operator of a network and security solutions company before it was acquired.
Groth received his MBA from an NSA-designated Center of Excellence Idaho State program with an emphasis in Information Assurance. His studies were completed on a full academic scholarship from the NSF and the NSA.