Tony LAwrence – Light Rider Inc. CEO
Tony went on to develop unique cyber intelligence collections techniques, many of which are still being used by the nation’s Cyber Mission Forces today.
Having been selected to represent the Director of the National Security Agency, Tony delivered briefings to senior U.S. military officers, White House and congressional members and staffs, U.S. and foreign ambassadors and other key stakeholders on the Director’s behalf, ensuring support and cooperation for intelligence and cyber missions.
Seven years later, Tony established a company focused on developing superior technology for the Department of Defense and the nation. VOR Technology has been recognized as the #6 fastest growing company in Maryland and ranked #296 of 5,000 in INC. Magazine’s fastest growing companies, among many other awards and recognitions. Under Tony’s leadership, VOR’s footprint expanded establishing a working presence across the United States in Florida, Georgia, Utah, Texas, Alaska and the greater Washington D.C area.
With years of R&D and investment in quantum technologies and applications, Tony created Light Rider, a quantum communications company focused on the nexus of quantum-based encryption and communications and Light Fidelity (LiFi) technology. Using LiFi and quantum encryption, Light Rider’s mission is to provide unhackable communications products to the planet at a price they can afford. With product lines covering encrypted storage, secure communications, networking, and infrastructure, Light Rider has already captured the attention of emerging security and communications outlets across the healthcare, military, education, and government contracting verticals.
From Cyber to Quantum
Following a successful career in the U.S. Army, Tony founded VOR Technology, a provider of cutting-edge cyber, technology, and engineering solutions, in 2012 and Light Rider, a quantum LiFi company, in 2020.
Recruited by NSA at age 17
The first cyber warrior for the U.S Army, the NSA and US CYBERCOM
1st Intel report went to President Bush at age 21
Spent four year with the U.S. Army providing real-time analytics to support the deployed special forces
SERVED AS THE PUBLIC AFFAIRS OFFICER FOR THE NSA FOR MORE THAN THREE YEARS
PROVIDED DIRECT CYBERSECURITY SUPPORT TO TWO PRESIDENTS (OBAMA AND TRUMP)
FOUNDED VOR TECHNOLOGY NEARLY NINE YEARS AGO, CURRENTLY LEADING AS CEO
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