Advisory Board 2017-10-10T15:24:07+00:00


Stacy Brown

21st Century Learning Coordinator, The Davis Academy
Stacy is the 21st Century Learning Coordinator at The Davis Academy in Atlanta, Georgia, where she facilitates the integration of technology into the curriculum, manages two media centers in a kindergarten prep through 8th grade academic environment, and provides professional development in the area of technology integration.

Adam Ghetti

Founder / CEO, Ionic Security
Adam, security technologist and entrepreneur, founded Ionic Security in 2011 to address the problem of data control and cloud protection, following 14 year’s experience building large-scale systems in multiple Internet-related markets. He is an expert in complex systems and complex task automation and has a deep applied knowledge of application security, network security, data security, neural networks and AI.

Marci Feldman Hertz, M.S.Ed.

Marci works for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the Division of Violence Prevention and the Division of Adolescent and School Health. Currently, she is a Lead Health Scientist working on the STRYVE (Striving to Reduce Youth Violence Everywhere-STRYVE) initiative to prevent youth violence, including bullying, before it starts. Marci also serves as the CDC representative to the editorial board for the federal agency workgroup,

Kristen Hess, PhD

Founder/Principal, Hess Academy
Kristen is an educator and currently the founder and principal of Hess Academy, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the growth and development of children.

Bryan E. Hurd

Bryan is a seasoned cybercrime, computer security and homeland security professional with over 20 years of founding programs that have national and international impact. A military veteran, government leader and commercial executive in the cybersecurity, investigations, watchlisting and government intelligence communities, Bryan founded the U.S. Navy’s first cyber counterintelligence program in 1994, the US European Command’s First Information Operations Cell, and founded the Global computer forensics program for EDS (now HP). Bryan is a Board Certified Antiterrorism Officer and also lead innovation for US watchlisting as the Chief of Operations, Director of Terrorist Identities at the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC). He currently is an executive at a Seattle startup company and serves on advisory boards supporting CISOs and CEOs.

Titania Jordan

Chief Parent Officer, Bark
As CPO, Titania is Bark’s resident factotum, her role spanning across product, design, copy, customer acquisition and education, and media relations. Titania has tremendous experience at the intersection of families and technology, formerly serving as CMO at KidsLink, co-founder/CMO at Privet, and Executive Director of Band of Coders Girls Academy.

Titania has appeared on numerous national and regional programs, is a regular speaker at conferences such as DigSouth, Mom 2.0 and Dad 2.0, and emcees events like the Atlanta Hawks Agency Shootout. Titania was named a tech “Innovator and a Mother of Invention” by The Atlantan in 2015 and one of the “Women Who Lead & Light Up Atlanta’s Tech Ecosystem” by Hypepotamus in 2016.
Titania holds a BBA in Marketing, and enjoys painting and building some pretty sweet LEGO cities with her family in her downtime.

Peggy Marcus, MD, FAAP 

Pediatrician, Dekalb Pediatric Center
Peggy is a pediatrician in Decatur, Georgia who is committed to the healthy development of children and families. In her own pediatric practice, Peggy is dedicated to working closely with parents as they negotiate the challenges inherent in raising healthy children.

Jennifer Spindel

SVP & Managing Director, EarthLink Consumer
Jennifer leads the Consumer business at EarthLink, a division of Windstream. In this role, she oversees the day to day operations and defines the strategic vision for the business. Privacy protection and security education are key to EarthLink’s strategy. Jennifer brings 16 years of experience in Internet technologies, process optimization, financial analysis, product development and execution.