Team

David M. Perlman, Ph.D., Executive Director

David conceived of this mission and strategy out of extensive research and discussion with a broad collection of colleagues, and formed CoPsyCon in July, 2017. David holds a Ph.D. in psychology and neuroscience backed up by extensive experience with software, hardware, IT, physics, and engineering, as well as leadership and project management training. His areas of … Continue reading David M. Perlman, Ph.D., Executive Director

Frank Heidt, Senior Security Advisor, Member, Board of Directors

Frank Heidt is Founder and CEO of Leviathan Security.  As the creator of Leviathan’s innovative business structure, Frank Heidt is responsible for designing Leviathan and bringing together security professionals with diverse backgrounds from premier consultancies, industries, and government agencies. Frank is a recognized expert in the fields of information assurance, network security, and systems penetration. Prior … Continue reading Frank Heidt, Senior Security Advisor, Member, Board of Directors

Rodney L. Brown, Jr., Board Member

Rod Brown, the founder of Cascadia Law Group, is an award-winning environmental lawyer, highly respected both locally and nationally. He has worked on state legislation and policy, and written about bipartisan legislation. He is one of Lawdragon’s 500 Leading Lawyers in America, and one of the few attorneys named a Best Lawyer In America twenty … Continue reading Rodney L. Brown, Jr., Board Member

Andrew Smart

Andrew Smart is a former researcher on misinformation at Twitter. He has worked on HCI and cognitive systems for many years, including work in aerospace at Honeywell. He is also the author of Autopilot: The Art and Science of Doing Nothing and Beyond Zero and One. A scientist and engineer interested in consciousness, brains and … Continue reading Andrew Smart

Elissa Shevinsky

Elissa Shevinsky is an American technology executive, entrepreneur, cybersecurity expert, public speaker, and author. Shevinsky co-founded Glimpse, an encrypted photo and video sharing app, with Pax Dickinson in 2013. After Glimpse, Shevinsky was funded by MACH37 for Jekudo Privacy Company. In 2016, Shevinsky joined Brave as Head of Product. Shevinsky has spoken and written on enterprise security policy. … Continue reading Elissa Shevinsky