Mance Harmon is an experienced technology executive and entrepreneur with more than 20 years of strategic leadership experience in multinational corporations, government agencies and high-tech startups, and is Co-Founder and CEO of Swirlds Inc. Prior experience includes serving as the Head of Architecture and Labs at Ping Identity, Founder/CEO of two tech startups, the senior executive for product security at a $1.7B revenue organization, Program Manager for a large-scale software program for the Missile Defense Agency, the Course Director for Cybersecurity at US Air Force Academy and Research Scientist in machine learning at Wright Laboratory. Mance received an M.S. in computer science from the University of Massachusetts and a B.S. in computer science from Mississippi State University.