Peter Romness

Cybersecurity Principal, Public Sector CTO Office, Cisco

Peter Romness is the Cybersecurity Principal in the US Public Sector CTO Office at Cisco Systems. For over 30 years, he has focused on helping leaders understand and implement the latest cyber strategies to defend against threats, maintain individuals’ privacy, protect sensitive information, and secure government intellectual property. 

Peter brings Cisco’s advanced cybersecurity solutions to departments and agencies at Federal, State, and Local Governments, and Educational Institutions. He works with NIST and the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) and has contributed to their 1800-Series Special Publications. His technical background and passion for clearly conveying high-tech topics allows him to explain advanced concepts to all audiences from engineer to business leader. 

Prior to Cisco Systems, Peter held leadership positions at Hewlett-Packard, AT&T and Panasonic. He has a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Duke University.