Mike Ahmadi is Vice President of Operations and co-owner of GraniteKey LLC, which is a consulting firm specializing in embedded systems security, secure mobile application development, security regulatory consulting, and security business development. Mike is also serving on the NIST AMI and NIST Testing and Certification sub-groups under the NIST Cyber Security Working Groups (CSWG), as well as the Department of Homeland Security Industrial Control Systems Joint Working Group (DHS ICSJWG), and the UCAIUG OpenSG working groups. Mike is also US Expert for IEC TC65 Working Group 10, where he is currently working on the IEC 62443 project, with a focus on IEC 62443-2-4 (vendor cybersecurity practices requirements). Mike also serves on the California Office of Health Information Integrity (CalOHII) Security Committee. Mike's interest in security began over a decade ago when, as a system administrator, he noticed suspicious network activity, and discovered how creative attackers could be. Since then, Mike has been deeply involved in both understanding security issues and how the issues impact the people and organizations the issues affect, with an emphasis on understanding the business implications surrounding security related issues. Mike frequently writes on the subject of cybersecurity, and is a frequent speaker at cybersecurity conferences and events.