John Dickson is a Principal at the Denim Group. He is a former Air Force intelligence officer with a strong background in electronic warfare and technology, and was part of the early efforts to defend Air Force networks. He was a member of the air combat targeting cell during Operation DESERT STORM operating out of Incirlik Air Base, Turkey. Dickson subsequently served in the Air Force Information Warfare Center (AFIWC) and was a member of the Air Force Computer Emergency Response Team (AFCERT). Since his transition to the commercial arena, he has played significant client facing roles at Trident Data Systems, KPMG and SecureLogix Corporation.