Mr. Michael Steed, Founder and Managing Partner of Paladin Capital Group, has been appointed by Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano to the Department of Homeland Security Advisory Council’s Task Force on CyberSkills.  The Task Force on CyberSkills was created to help build a best in class cybersecurity workforce and help to maximize partnerships between the private sector and the Federal Government.

“I am honored to be appointed by the secretary to the CyberSkills Task Force,” said Steed.  “It is imperative to protect our cyber critical infrastructure by deploying all means available to build a strong and deep cyber skilled workforce that can counter all cyber attacks, wherever they come from.”

Mr. Steed founded Paladin in 2001, he serves as Chairman of the Paladin Homeland Security Fund and Paladin III Investment Committees; he is also a member of the Paladin Capital Partners Fund Investment Committee. Mr. Steed provides management oversight of the firm’s operations and investments, and is responsible for the strategic direction of Paladin’s current and future activities.