Interview with Devi Momot

In March 2016 and as part of the NCI’s IWICS, Dr. Jane LeClair hosted Devi Momot. Devi is the CEO and Acting CISO of Twinstate Technologies®, and has been at the helm since 2007. An award-winning certified Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE) in Vermont, New Hampshire and New York, as well as on the Federal level, Twinstate Technologies is recognized for its 48-year legacy of innovation, entrepreneurship, and exceptional customer experiences.

Upholding the organization’s for-tomorrow culture, Momot is moving the company swiftly into the future, her pioneering vision and exacting execution leading the way for the business and the clients it serves. She has assumed diverse positions with Twinstate Technologies throughout her three-decade tenure. From early on, she demonstrated not only an expertise for technology but also for business. Her foresight and action has directly contributed to significant successes in the company. She personifies leadership and is considered a trusted advisor by internal and external stakeholders alike.

Devi is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP®) by (ISC)2, the International Information System Security Certification Consortium, Inc. Certifications by (ISC)2 are internationally revered. She has core cybersecurity leadership certifications from the SANS (SysAdmin, Audit, Networking and Security) Institute, including the GIAC Security Leadership Certification (GSLC®) and the GIAC Information Security Professional (GISP®).

Momot received a certificate in “Leading Professional Service Firms” from the Harvard Business School for completing this intensive leadership development program. She has a Bachelor of Science from Excelsior College of New York, a certification in Telecommunications Management from Golden Gate University, and an Associate degree in Electrical Engineering from Mohawk Valley Community College.