From 2018 to 2022, Mr. Lake was the Vice President of Security Services (Chief Security Officer) at Booz Allen Hamilton. Since 2017, he also has been a Distinguished Senior Fellow with the Global Resilience Institute at Northeastern University. Before that, from September 2013 to November 2017, Mr. Lake served as the Director of Global Security (Chief Security Officer) for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He provided physical, personnel, and information security and executive protection there. Dick Lake also led the foundation's incident and business continuity management programs, supporting over 2,000 employees and staff traveling globally and working from two U.S.-based and seven international offices.
Before joining the Foundation in 2013, Dick served in the U.S. Marine Corps for over 36 years as an intelligence, foreign area, and infantry officer. As a General Officer, he led one of the U.S. Intelligence Community's elements as the Director of Intelligence for the U.S. Marine Corps for four years. Subsequently, he spent four years in a joint and interagency U.S. Intelligence Community assignment. Earlier in his career, he served in various command and staff positions in the U.S., Europe, the Caribbean, Latin America, the Middle East, Southwest Asia, and Africa, overseeing humanitarian, crisis, contingency, and combat operations.
During his service, Dick Lake received a variety of U.S. and foreign military decorations, including the Secretary of the Navy's Distinguished Service Medal, the Director of National Intelligence's National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal, the CIA's Director's Award, the CIA's Distinguished Intelligence Medal, the National Clandestine Service's Donovan Award, and the Defense Intelligence Director's Award.
Marcus Bartram is a partner at Telstra Ventures, leading investments in cyber-security and enterprise technology. Notable investments include Crowdstrike, Auth0, Anomali, Cequence, CloudKnox, Cofense, Corvus Insurance, CyberGRX, Elastica, Strata Identity, vArmour and Zimperium. Previously Marcus was an executive at companies including Telstra, Honeywell, Citigroup and Data Action.