The Chertoff Group


CEO Chad Sweet, along with international cybersecurity experts, will discuss systemic cyber threats that challenge the global economy

WASHINGTONJanuary 17, 2019 – The Chertoff Group, a global security advisory firm that enables clients to navigate changes in security risk, technology and policy, today announced that Chad Sweet, the firm’s chief executive officer and co-founder, will join other global leaders in Davos, Switzerland for the Cyber Future Dialogue 2019 Series to discuss cybersecurity issues. 

Chad Sweet will participate in the panel titled “Systemic Cyber Threats That Challenge the Global Economy” on Tuesday, January 22 from 12:10 p.m. – 12:50 p.m. local time. Panelists include Oran Hollander, head of cybersecurity at Telefónica Germany GmbH & Co. OHG; Hans-Wilhelm Dunn, president of the Cyber-Security Council Germany; and Ric Longenecker, CISO of Verisure. The forum will deliberate on the business, technical and social challenges facing business executives, civic leaders and cybersecurity experts alike in our increasingly digitized society.

Hosted during the World Economic Forum, Cyber Future Dialogue is an executive roundtable of select global leaders and luminaries from both public and private sectors. The Cyber Future Dialogue is in its second year and is convened by Valmiki Mukherjee, chairman and founder of Cyber Future Foundation. This pioneering group will develop a call to action and issue a resolution for tackling the upcoming year’s cybersecurity priorities.

“Cyber risk effects virtually every enterprise and there is an evident need for international coordinated action to protect our connected critical infrastructure from the growing cybersecurity threat,” said Chad Sweet, CEO and co-founder of The Chertoff Group. “I look forward to working with fellow panelists and delegates of the Cyber Future Foundation to help bolster a productive discussion that leads to concrete, tangible cybersecurity solutions and unites stakeholders around shared cybersecurity goals.” 

“We are seeing an extraordinary move to a connected, digital world, where digital technology controls every aspect of our being. While technology in its various forms is meant to enhance our experience and enrich our lives, it is also being used in ways that the creators of those technologies could never imagine,” said Valmiki Mukherjee, chairman and founder of Cyber Future Foundation. “For us to move forward as individuals, businesses and nations, we need to have a holistic view of the cyber implications, ranging from technology to its implication on our nations and businesses, and above all people. We are convening the dialogue as the Cyber Future Foundation’s continued measure of executive engagement across multiple stakeholders.”

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About The Chertoff Group:

The Chertoff Group is a global advisory services firm that applies security expertise, technology insights and policy intelligence to help clients build resilient organizations, gain competitive advantage and accelerate growth. Through its investment banking subsidiary Chertoff Capital, the firm provides M&A advisory services in global security markets and assists cyber and tech-enabled security companies raise capital to grow their enterprise. For more information, visit

About Cyber Future Foundation

The Cyber Future Foundation (CFF) is a global NGO, registered in Texas, US as a 501(c)(3) not for profit organization. Founded in 2015 as an action-oriented think-do platform for industry, public sector and academia towards trusted global collaboration for a secure cyber space. CFF provides a forum for sharing ideas at the highest level and converting them to action. CFF drives global education initiatives through the Cyber Future Institute and its centers, public engagement through the Cyber Future Society and economic collaboration within the cyber ecosystem with its corporate members through the Cyber Future Consortium. Learn more at

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Cyber Future Foundation

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