Chris Colvin completed a cybersecurity certificate course at Harvard University this year. It wasn’t because he intended to change jobs. He already had his hands full as the founder and general counsel of the membership organization In The House. He also runs related businesses, is a lawyer for several companies and maintains an IP practice. So what was his motivation? “I’m a general counsel to several small companies,” he says. “I think there are certain issues that every general counsel needs to understand and be up to speed on. And I view cybersecurity as one of those.”
Colvin recently decided to launch working groups on various topics for his members, and one of them is on cybersecurity. We at CyberInsecurity agreed to co-chair that working group, which will launch with a video chat on the morning of August 9. We sat down with Colvin, using the video chat that has become one of his preferred methods of networking, to ask how he got here—and where he expects the group to go.
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