BOARD OF DIRECTORS

JON SALISBURY

Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer @ Nexigen

Jon Salisbury created the concept for TechDefenders along with Ty Braunwart.  Jon is a strong advocate for technology education, a strategic thought leader and is involved heavily in the day to day operations of Nexigen.

RUSS MIDDLETON

VP Client Relations @ Nexigen

Russ is a Newport Kentucky resident and student advocate.  Russ is passionate about technology and giving back to the community.  Russ brings many contacts / connections to the team as well as a very competitive nature.

TY BRAUNWART

Security Engineer @ Nexigen

Ty is a consummate security engineer and co-founder of TechDefenders. Ty was a star player on the NKU Cyber Defense Team, going on to become their coach and lead them to a 4th place finish in a national competition.

KEVIN DONNELLY

Sr. Manager, Business Retention & Expansion | Informatics Projects @ Northern Kentucky Tri-ED

Originally from Cincinnati, Kevin has lived in Northern Kentucky for almost ten years, originally coming to attend Northern Kentucky University. He has spent most of his career in community, business, and economic development, working to give back to the region he calls home.