Cybersecurity Strategic Advisor
Retired FBI Executive & Enterprise Risk Leader
International Keynote Speaker on Leadership & Cybersecurity
MK was born and raised in Washington, D.C. It’s no surprise he was influenced daily and at an early age by the formative sights and sounds of our government at work. As a youth, he had already decided to embark on a career of service. This led him to the shores of Annapolis, where he was a midshipman at the United States Naval Academy, and afterward as a commissioned officer in the United States Marine Corps. Following his military service, MK began a 22-year journey as a Special Agent of the
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), a key player behind numerous high-level investigations and an early combatant in the fight against cybercrime. During this impressive career of public service, MK honed his leadership skills , rounding out his tenure in an executive position leading the cybersecurity investigative teams of FBI San Francisco.
An internationally recognized speaker, MK Palmore has spoken for: