Jason Denno, MBA, MS

Executive Director of the Cyber Convergence Center (C3)
UArizona College of Applied Science and Technology
Portrait of Jason Denno, MBA, MS


Conflict in Cyber Talk
Gary Packard introduces Jason Denno

Monday, March 13, 1 p.m.

Surround Stage


The Cyber Team of Teams Panel Discussion

Monday, March 13, 2:30 p.m.

Surround Stage

GARY & JASON'S TALK, Conflict in Cyber

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Everyone lives, works, and plays in cyber space. However, unseen dangers lurk in the cloud that connect you, your device, and your information with the rest of the world, and cyber professionals entering the workplace need stronger skills. See how competent professionals are being educated and trained at the #1 undergraduate cyber program in the nation. Through paradigm breaking approaches to education, the College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) and Cyber Convergence Center (C3) are using hybrid active learning to develop cyber professionals capable of keeping you safe in the cyber world. 

PANEL DISCUSSION, The Cyber Team of Teams

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The Cyber Team of Teams – Understanding the challenges and opportunities of the technology infused world of today and the future can be overwhelming, no matter your point of view. Artificial intelligence, big data, the internet of things, the metaverse and cyberspace can be confusing and costly. To thrive in this complex world requires a team of teams working together to build the tools we all need to safely navigate and create in the digital verse. This panel of experts from government, academia, and industry will share their insights on thriving in the cyber world we live in today. Moderated by the Dean of the College of Applied Science and Technology (CAST) at the University of Arizona, the panel will share their insights through guided discussion along with your questions.


Jason Denno is the Executive Director of the Cyber Convergence Center (C3) at the University of Arizona. Mr. Denno’s experience includes over twenty-five years of designing, developing, deploying, and operating intelligence and cyber systems across the globe. His professional experience includes senior level positions in both large and small defense contracting companies; the Director of the Battle Command Battle Lab - Fort Huachuca (BCBL-H); and he is a former US Army Infantry and Signals Intelligence officer. Most recently, Mr. Denno developed the Cyber Operations and Intelligence & Information Operation degree programs at the University of Arizona. He also designed, developed, and deployed the CyberApolis Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) as well as co-developed the Proteus virtual persona artificial intelligence. In addition to a Master’s of Science in Cyber Operations, MBA, BA in Political Science, and multiple GIAC certifications in Cyber Operations, Mr. Denno is completing his PhD in Cyber Defense. Mr. Denno has written and presented on topics such as Human Hacking, Computational Propaganda, and Conflict within the Information Environment.