Best-Selling Author of The Escape Artist and Host of the History Channel’s Brad Meltzer’s Decoded
Presentation: Making history.
After 20 years, FS-ISAC has changed and set the bar for how financial services and other industries share cyberthreat intelligence to assure resiliency and continuity. In our opening keynote,
Brad Meltzer, the #1 New York Times bestselling author and host of the History Channel’s Brad Meltzer's Decoded will walk us through the lessons
that we all can learn from noteworthy historical figures and events.
From Houdini’s gig at the FBI to George Washington’s use of political spies, those who have thought outside-the-box and brought in people who did not fit the mold, have taught us
that we can create a legacy of change by going against the grain. Brad Meltzer’s keynote will set the tone for this Summit and offer a better sense of the roles that we must play
in making history.
Biography: Brad Meltzer is the host of the History Channel TV show, Brad Meltzer's Decoded, and is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Escape Artist, The
Inner Circle, The Book of Fate, and many other bestselling thrillers. In addition to his fiction, Brad is one of the only authors to ever have books on the bestseller list for Non-Fiction
(History Decoded), Advice (Heroes for My Son and Heroes for My Daughter -- collections of heroes throughout history, from Jim Henson, to Rosa Parks, to Thomas Jefferson), Children's Books (I
Am Amelia Earhart and I Am Abraham Lincoln) and even comic books (Justice League of America), for which he won the prestigious Eisner Award. But what will inspire and dazzle audiences is
Meltzer's personal story, which follows his life from family tragedy to the #1 spot on the best-seller list. It is a journey filled with perseverance, focus, and the commitment to one's
dream. Meltzer has appeared on NBC, CBS, CNN, and Fox News. He's been featured in nearly every major newspaper in the country including the New York Times and the Washington Post, as well as
Vanity Fair, USA Today, People Magazine, TIME Magazine, Newsweek, and Entertainment Weekly.