Roftiel Constantine grew up in Washington, DC, Austria, and the United Kingdom. He graduated from Georgetown University with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, and then served as a communications officer in the United States Air Force for 25 years, retiring in the rank of Colonel. During his Air Force career, Roftiel led teams from 5 to 4,200 people, 6 network security shops and 5 24x7 IT operations centers, and the National Security Agency ranked his team of 65 as 2013’s #1 cyber security team in the entire United States Department of Defense.
Roftiel earned Master’s Degrees in International Relations, Systems Engineering, and Business Administration, served for a year at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a National Security Defense Fellow, and holds the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) certification. He has served as an adjunct Professor in Washington University’s Cyber Security graduate school.
Roftiel now serves as the CISO for Barry-Wehmiller, a $3.4B/12,500-associate global supplier of manufacturing technology and services serving a diverse platform of industries at 150 operating locations in 23 countries, and over 125 acquisitions since 1987.
Roftiel is very happily married and has a 13-year-old son who already beats his dad in coding. His wife does not.