About the Speaker
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    Jay Longley
    Solutions Architect, Envision

    Jay is a seasoned tech professional with over 27 years of experience in the industry, including a remarkable 14-year tenure as CEO. His accomplishments have garnered him prestigious national and state-level awards, notably earning the title of Businessman of the Year in the State of Rhode Island.

    After successfully selling his previous company, Jay transitioned to Envision where he spearheaded the development of the State, Local, and Education division. His influence extends far beyond the boardroom as he collaborates closely with key figures such as Mayors, CEOs, Superintendents, Executive Directors, and Board of Directors. Jay's expertise in cybersecurity is particularly noteworthy as he plays a role in the Joint Cyber Task Force and serves on Envision's CxO team.

    As a Solution Architect and Breach Coach on the Incident Response Team, Jay is at the forefront of combating cyber threats, regularly sharing his insights on platforms ranging from local news channels to prominent conferences. His proficiency in deploying zero trust and designing cybersecurity solutions has been instrumental in safeguarding the operations of governments, non-profits, schools, publicly traded companies, and many more.

    Jay's dedication to professional development is evident through his Microsoft and AI/Prompt Engineering certifications, and is actively completing his CISO certification. Beyond his professional pursuits, Jay finds joy in his role as a father to three children and indulges his passion for aviation as both a Pilot and Seaplane Pilot in his spare time.

    A Rhode Island resident recently residing in Costa Rica with his wife, 5-year-old daughter, and a rescue dog they found in Eleuthera, Jay continues to balance his professional commitments with a rich personal life filled with adventure and family.