Karl Heimer is the owner/principal of Heimer & Associates, LLC, a consulting company. He is currently Senior Technical Advisor for Cybersecurity to Michigan’s MEDC Auto Office and the Michigan Defense Center; he also sits on the DHS Government Vehicle Fleet Managers’ Cybersecurity Steering Committee, the Advisory Board of Walsh College’s automotive cybersecurity program, Advisory Board Member of the SAE new journal of Transportation Cybersecurity and Privacy, as well as serving on the board of several start-up companies. He is a chapter author of a heavy vehicle cybersecurity book scheduled for release in September 2018. Karl founded the CyberAuto Challenge (now the SAE CyberAuto Challenge) while at Battelle and is also the co-founder (with Dr. Jeremy Daily, University of Tulsa) of the CyberTruck Challenge – both events sharing the goal of developing transportation cybersecurity skills in the next generation workforce and helping to forge mentor-protégé relationships between these students and industry experts.
Karl’s past experience includes Sr. Research Director for Cybersecurity at Battelle where he started a commercial vehicle cybersecurity practice while simultaneously he managed a network security mission. He has vast experience within the Department of Defense community where he ran projects ranging from developing provably secure mobile communications platforms, creating secure architectures, managing special tool development activities, being a red team member, and managing cyber-forensics.
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