Tyler Shields

CMO, Hacker, Professor, Investor
About the Guest

Tyler Shields

CMO, Investor, Professor

Tyler Shields is a CMO, investor, professor, podcaster and writer, and has been involved in cybersecurity his entire professional career.

In this conversation, we talk about:

  • How he got involved in cybersecurity, even before it was an industry
  • His realistic view of AI and the future of cybersecurity
  • The relevance and impact of the 315 area code on his life, and on cybersecurity in general
  • An early lesson on the importance of diversification
  • Tips and advice for startup founders to maximize their chances of success
  • Winning DEFCON’s CTF, twice, and hacking into the Office of the President of the United States
  • The significance of ‘crocodile' and poker in his life
  • His future thesis for cybersecurity investing

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