Shawn Riley Accepted into Forbes Technology Council

Forbes Technology Council Is an Invitation-Only Community for World-Class CIOs, CTOs, and Technology Executives.

Shawn Riley, CDO & CISO DarkLight, Inc. Accepted into Forbes Technology Council (Photo: Business Wire)

SEATTLE--()--DarkLight, Inc., maker of DarkLight Cyber, is pleased to announce Shawn Riley has been accepted into Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs, and technology executives.

Shawn Riley was vetted and selected by a review committee based on the depth and diversity of his experience. Criteria for acceptance include a track record of successfully impacting business growth metrics, as well as personal and professional achievements and honors.

“We are honored to welcome Shawn Riley into the community,” said Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, the collective that includes Forbes Technology Council. “Our mission with Forbes Councils is to bring together proven leaders from every industry, creating a curated, social capital-driven network that helps every member grow professionally and make an even greater impact on the business world.”

Shawn is a frequent industry contributor through a variety of cyber-community events, white papers and social media sharing through Twitter (@CyberIntelSME) and LinkedIn (

As an accepted member of the Council, Shawn has access to a variety of exclusive opportunities designed to help him reach peak professional influence. He will connect and collaborate with other respected local leaders in a private forum. Shawn will also be invited to work with a professional editorial team to share his expert insights in original business articles on, and to contribute to published Q&A panels alongside other experts.

Finally, Shawn Riley will benefit from exclusive access to vetted business service partners, membership-branded marketing collateral, and the high-touch support of the Forbes Councils member concierge team.

Riley comments about his membership, “Forbes is an iconic name in the business community and I’m thrilled to be joining the exclusive Forbes Councils community. I’m excited about sharing my knowledge and insights on using artificial intelligence expert systems to automate critical thinking skills and applied cybersecurity science in modern security operations centers with the wider community via”


Forbes Councils is a collective of invitation-only communities created in partnership with Forbes and the expert community builders who founded Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC). In Forbes Councils, exceptional business owners and leaders come together with the people and resources that can help them thrive.

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DarkLight Cyber is an Artificial Intelligence software utilizing an Expert System with contextual reasoning capabilities. The Expert System approach solves many of the challenges not addressed by the majority of current cyber AI utilizing algorithm-based solutions. Specifically, too many false positive alerts and an inability to explain why an alert occurred in the first place. These limitations reduce productivity and increase risk. DarkLight Cyber’s Active Defense Expert System integrates threat, and risk information from current tools with critical contextual information, automates detection and investigation with shareable cognitive playbooks, validates the alerts, risks and predictions, and explains to the human analyst why DarkLight came to its conclusion in a transparent and understandable way. To learn more, please visit


DarkLight, Inc.
Julie Malone


DarkLight, Inc.
Julie Malone