Stuart Itkin brings unique perspective to CMMC and the challenges organizations, both large and small face in satisfying government regulations and operating their businesses. As Vice President of NeoSystems, Itkin is focused on bringing managed services, software, and consulting to address the compliance, cybersecurity, and back office needs of small and medium businesses. Formerly Vice President of CMMC and FedRAMP Assurance at Coalfire Federal, Itkin led the company through its DIBCAC assessment and the process of becoming one of the first authorized C3PAOs. Itkin earlier served as Vice President of Product Management and Marketing at Exostar, a Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon Technologies, BAE Systems, Rolls Royce formed joint venture company, where he had responsibility over the company’s compliance management, supply chain risk management, and secure collaboration platforms, and for establishing its CMMC practice area. Stuart has served in leadership roles with cybersecurity companies PivotPoint Risk Analytics, SAIFE, and ThreatTrack Security, as lead mentor at the Virginia State Government funded MACH37 cybersecurity product accelerator, and as an advisor and board member to several early and growth stage cybersecurity companies. Stuart earned a BA and an MA and is an ABD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.