John Sileo experienced a devastating personal journey through the world of cybercrime that cost him his multi-million-dollar startup, personal fortune, and two pivotal years as a young father. A hacker exploited John’s identity to electronically steal funds from his company’s clients, leaving John to bear the legal and financial ramifications of the crimes committed under his name. This crisis obliterated his business, drained his finances, and had him fighting to keep his freedom.
However, John transformed his misfortune into a global force for good. Ultimately exonerated of all charges, with the real culprit behind bars, he pivoted his focus towards cybersecurity advocacy. Today, John Sileo is a distinguished cybersecurity expert, an award-winning author, a featured guest on 60 Minutes, and a sought-after keynote speaker. He is dedicated to equipping audiences with the practical skills and knowledge they need to safeguard their digital lives