Steven Bay left Booz Allen Hamilton earlier this year after nine years with the management consulting firm. He joined BAH in 2007 to work on a contract for the National Security Agency, and in 2011 was transferred to Hawaii to run its local NSA team. Bay started his career in the Air Force as a Persian Farsi linguist. He was stationed at Ft. Meade, Maryland where he translated Persian documents and later became a digital network intelligence analyst. He has launched a cyber consulting firm at ssbaygroup.com.