Allen (Al) Dillon, Managing Director

Allen DillonAllen Dillon is well known in the security community in Canada, as both a former military officer of the Canadian Forces and a seasoned hi-tech innovator in industry. Al’s roots in technology and cybersecurity started in the military.

He is a 4th generation decorated soldier.

Al’s experience includes the development of advanced electronic warfare, communications intercept, intelligence systems and cyberwarfare capabilities for use on the battlefield and in the global security community.

In industry, Al’s contribution to innovation for the defence, security and aerospace industries earned him the 2013 Defence and Security Executive of the Year in Canada. He is a hands-on leader that has worked in numerous innovations across the spectrum for global corporations to small start-ups, including a stint as CEO for a cybersecurity start-up born at the University of New Brunswick (UNB), Sentrant Security Inc.

He has participated on numerous boards over the last decade and he has contributed to policy developments in Canada for defence procurement, innovation and information technology for several years.

Al resides in Fredericton with his family and is currently a driving force for the realization of the Cyber NB plan.