Cannabis information sharing & analysis organization
We are in the process of working with our Board of Directors and industry advisors to outline the next steps of the organization and we look forward to providing more updates soon. In the meantime, look for us on Twitter for the latest threat intelligence stories we are tracking!
Andy is co-founder and Managing Director of The Gate 15 Company and founder and Senior Advisor to the Faith-Based Information Sharing & Analysis Organization (FB-ISAO) and the Cannabis Information Sharing & Analysis Organization (Cannabis ISAO). Andy oversees the Gate 15 team and projects, providing Gate 15’s threat-informed and risk-based approach to analysis, preparedness and operations in support of private sector and government partners across the critical infrastructure and broader homeland security environment, including support to the several information sharing and analysis centers and organizations. He serves on the InfraGardNCR Board and as a member of the International Association of Venue Managers Venue Safety & Security Committee and as faculty for IAVM’s Academy for Venue Safety & Security.
In addition to leading the day to day operations of the Cannabis ISAO, Ben currently serves as a Risk Analyst to several Information Sharing & Analysis Centers, and has previous security and operations experience as an Army Officer as well as working through the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Infrastructure Protection. Ben has also spent several years in marketing and partner development roles within the tourism industry, to include working to promote Cannabis tourism in Oakland, California.