J. Bradley Medairy

Executive Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton

Brad Medairy is Booz Allen's functional leader for cybersecurity and engineering. He drives the vision, strategy, investments, and delivery of complex cybersecurity and engineering programs for clients across the intelligence community, Department of Defense, federal agencies, and global commercial markets.

Brad is passionate about changing the world by improving how technology and analytics can be applied to advance the nation's capabilities in cyberspace and help our clients thrive in a more secure world. He leads a multidisciplinary team of cybersecurity professionals, artificial intelligence engineers, network engineers, software developers, and data scientists to develop next-generation cyber solutions. These offerings and products fuse our intelligence-grade tradecraft with emerging technologies to combat the most sophisticated threats.

Currently, Brad is focused on delivering innovative solutions and disruptive business models in the following areas:

  • Defensive Cyber Operations – Results that reduce vulnerabilities, deliver enterprise visibility and risk-based decision making, and enhance cyber defenses for faster detection and quicker response time. Key solution areas include security operations center modernization, security orchestration and automation, hunt and incident response, and continuous red teaming.
  • Architecture and Engineering – Solutions and blueprints that strengthen data protection, integrate hybrid and multicloud infrastructures, and provide playbooks for automating and orchestrating core security functions.
  • Cloud and 5G – Support for our clients to adopt and integrate emerging cloud and 5G technologies to transform their enterprise networks to be more agile, flexible, and scalable while ensuring the applications, processes, devices, and technologies are secure.
  • Operational Technologies (OT) – Solutions that reduce risks, uncover hidden vulnerabilities, and provide continuous monitoring to enhance the resiliency of cyber physical systems including positioning, navigation and timing, industrial control systems, medical devices, and weapon systems.

Brad leads the firm’s cyber recruiting programs that are responsible for attracting and retaining the industry’s top talent. He manages key ventures and partnerships across the global innovation ecosystem to assess state-of-the-art technologies and to identify new strategic alliances and partnerships.

Brad earned his B.S. from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and an M.S. from Johns Hopkins University. He was named 2020 Cyber Executive of the Year by the Northern Virginia Technology Council.