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Ola Sage, Co-Founder & CEO, CyberRx

Ola Sage is the co-founder and CEO of CyberRx, a fast growing cybersecurity firm that helps small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) use the NIST Cybersecurity Framework in an easy and affordable way to assess and improve their cybersecurity readiness. A champion and advocate for cybersecurity readiness, Ms. Sage frequently speaks to SMBs and CEOs about cybersecurity, and has testified to Congress about cybersecurity insurance and the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015. She also chairs the IT Sector Coordinating Council (IT SCC), an organization comprising the nation's top IT companies, professional services firms, and trade associations, that works in partnership with the Department of Homeland Security to address mitigating cybersecurity threats and risks to our nation's critical infrastructure, especially organizations and businesses that are particularly vulnerable, such as SMBs. Ms. Sage is also the founder and CEO of e-Management, a 17-year old award-winning provider of technical IT solutions and cybersecurity services to government and industry clients. Named as one of the "25 Powerful Minority Women in Business" by the Minority Enterprise Executive Council, Ola is the recipient of the 2010 Women in Technology Leadership Award in the Corporate Public Sector Small Business category; SmartCEO's 2012 Brava! Women Business Achievement Award; and the Washington Business Journal's 2013 Minority Business Leader Award. In 2014, Ola was inducted into the Montgomery County, MD Business Hall of Fame.