CGO and Co-Founder Michael Weigand Named Cyber50 Executive 

Shift5 has been named a 2023 Tech100 Honoree by Northern Virginia Technology Council (NVTC), the trade association representing the National Capital Region’s technology community. The Tech100 list features the region’s forward-thinking companies, executives, and emerging leaders who drive innovation, breakthrough technologies, and economic growth in the region. Shift5’s Chief Growth Officer and Co-Founder Michael Weigand has been named a Cyber50 Executive by NVTC for his work pushing the boundaries in innovation for cybersecurity. 
The distinctions from NVTC are a testament to the leadership and mission of Shift5, and the company’s contributions to the local Northern Virginia community. Over the past year, Shift5 has grown rapidly: 

  • Raised $83M in Series B funding 

  • Welcomed JetBlue Ventures, Moore Strategic Ventures, Booz Allen Ventures, and Teamworthy Ventures to our cadre of investors 

  • Built out our leadership team by adding our first-ever Chief Revenue Officer, Chief People Officer, and General Counsel 

This year was also a significant year for progress for Shift5’s dual-use, TRL9 platform: 

Shift5 is on a mission to deliver modern operational technology (OT) solutions that empower our customers to make smarter, faster decisions based on real-time data, contextual insights, and actionable analytics at the edge for the security, availability, safety, resilience, and reliability of critical defense, aerospace, and rail fleets. Follow along with us on LinkedIn and X.

NVTC Tech100 nonorees will be recognized at this year’s NVTC Tech100 celebration with the theme of “A Night at the AI Art Museum” on December 12, 2023, from 6 – 8 PM EST at The Ritz-Carlton, Tysons Corner. Learn more about the event and purchase tickets here.