Justin Whitehead, founder and CEO of Digital Silence, is among this year’s winners of the Denver Business Journal’s Most Admired CEO award.
A decorated combat veteran, Justin has an innate drive to complete the mission. He started Digital Silence as an employee-owned company focused on providing exceptional security consulting services for clients in virtually any industry seeking to ensure their products and processes are safe and secure for their customers.
Using the knowledge, loyalty, and leadership skills he gained as a U.S. Army Airborne Infantryman, he leads, inspires, and empowers the Digital Silence team to deliver best-in-class solutions with unsurpassed client care. Justin takes an interest in his employees’ career growth as well as charitable efforts, including serving on the board of directors of the Caye Caulker Ocean Academy in Belize, where he and the Digital Silence team teach computer science and security classes to high school students.
Under his leadership, Digital Silence’s work and team have earned consistent recognition across the cybersecurity industry and in their community, including Service Provider of the Year and CEO of the Year honors in this year’s Cybersecurity Excellence Awards.
About Digital Silence:
Digital Silence, based in Denver, was founded with one goal in mind — to do security consulting right. Consistency, commitment to quality, attention to detail, and unsurpassed client care are central to our company’s culture and ethos. We strive to be active contributors to the security community, and we have dedicated training and R&D programs staffed by passionate instructors and researchers.
Justin Whitehead, CCFE, C|HFI, C|EH: With 15-plus years of cybersecurity experience, Justin guides the firm’s efforts to support Financial Services, Health Care, Media and Entertainment, and other mid-sized organizations to meet their cybersecurity goals and strengthen consumer awareness about cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities. In addition to his leadership, Justin is in the trenches doing penetration testing and security research with the team.