Director, Cyber Security Business, Quantum Research International
Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army (Ret.)
Tim Bloechl leads Quantum Research International’s and commercial CyberDx division cyber security businesses, which emphasize providing deep technical expertise to customers in the areas of computer emergency response, penetration testing and vulnerability assessments across all markets, both public sector and commercial.
From 2005 to 2011, Bloechl was Microsoft’s first Worldwide Public Safety and National Security business leader. He led efforts to build the Microsoft vision, strategy and field sales force for defense, intelligence, homeland security, justice and first responder markets resulting in approximately 218 percent revenue growth to almost $1.7 billion per year.
Before Microsoft, Bloechl served as director of the International Information Assurance (IA) Program and Deputy Director for IA Operations for the U.S. Department of Defense. He was responsible for international military outreach, policy and program development, and was the Department’s representative for interagency, international and operational cyber security coordination. He was also the Department’s co-chair for the National Cyber Response Coordination Group under the U.S. National Response Plan. He was assigned to the Pentagon Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Networks and Information Integration.