Doug Helton is chief strategy officer and VP of Intelligence at King & Union, a cybersecurity company based in Alexandria, VA, that has built and designed Avalon, the industry's first cyber analysis platform. His passion for intelligence operations began as a signals intelligence mission manager in the Air Force. This led to a career in law enforcement investigations and strategic counterespionage activities with the Air Force Office of Special Investigations. After spending over a decade in the defense intelligence community, Doug transitioned to the commercial sector where he continued to pursue his passion for building and maturing intelligence operations.
He has led threat intelligence and threat hunting teams in a global Fortune 10 technology company, an investor-owned power generation and utility company supporting 5 million customers, and launched professional services aimed at maturing intelligence capabilities of Fortune 100 firms for a Cyber Threat Intelligence startup.