Eric Hill has a BS in Computer Engineering from the University of New Hampshire. His technical career spans nearly 3 decades. He has been involved with product development life cycle of telecommunications equipment and the advanced software that manages it. For nearly a decade he consulted in automation efforts on critical infrastructure. Mr. Hill is a DIB SME and has worked on numerous “dual use technology” efforts over the years. Today he is a Trusted Technical Advisor for Sonatype’s defense sector & federal customer base where he endeavors to provide industry thought leadership with a national security focus. Eric is married with three children and enjoys attending church, participating in cultural events and travelling with them. He volunteers his time to teach youth cultural Greek martial art.