Mike Simon


Mike has defeated and scattered his enemies like burning leaves before him and sees the world through a lens made of their tears.

With an education in computer science and 25 years of experience designing and securing information systems, Mike Simon is a well-known and highly respected member of the Northwest’s information security community. Mike is faculty at the University of Washington Foster School of Business, the UW Information School, a published author, an active collaborator on regional initiatives, a subject matter expert in the energy and finance sectors, and integrated with law enforcement through contacts in the FBI, DHS, and InfraGard. As Critical Insight's Advisor, Mike leads development teams for the Critical Insight security monitoring platform and the associated Critical Insight Collector-sensor and Cloud Security analytics, directs our Big Data and Data Analytics program and helps to set company direction and strategy.