Matthew McFadden

Senior Director

General Dynamics Information Technology Cyber Center of Excellence



Cybersecurity Breakout

Thursday, October 3rd at 10:00 AM in Aquamarine

Dr. Matthew McFadden is the Senior Director of Cyber and leads the Cyber Center of Excellence for General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT). GDIT offers a comprehensive portfolio of next generation cyber solutions and professional services to solve complex cyber mission challenges.

As GDIT’s Cyber Director and chief of GDIT’s Cyber Center of Excellence, Dr. Matthew McFadden spearheads cyber strategy for the Federal/Civilian, Defense, and the Intelligence & Homeland Security divisions and develops advanced cyber capabilities and offerings to solve cyber missions. He represents a cyber workforce of over 3000+ professionals, 30+ Cyber Alliances, and programs supporting the largest cyber operations and unique cyber missions in government.

Dr. McFadden received his Doctor of Computer Science in Information Assurance from Colorado Technical University, Master of Science in Information Security and a Bachelor of Science in Software Engineering & Network Security from UAT. He is also a published author, presented at over 30+ conferences, researcher, and holds numerous industry IT certifications (including CISSP) and has developed and instructed over 15+ cyber courses. Dr. McFadden was the team captain of GDIT’s winning Palmetto Cyber Defense Competition Pro teams (2016, 2017, and 2018).