Jack Tomarchio, a security and intelligence expert with wide-ranging experience in the public and private sectors, will present a free and public lecture on "Politics, Hacking, and the New Russia." His address will examine the shifting role of Russian influence on both the United States and the international community. Mr. Tomarchio was appointed by President George W. Bush in 2005 to be the first Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security for Intelligence and Analysis. In 2007 he was promoted to Principal Deputy Under Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis Operations. In his work at the Department of Homeland Security he was the primary senior official in charge of the Intelligence Directorate’s partnership with state and local governments to build a domestic intelligence sharing network. He also worked closely with other components of the federal intelligence community. He left the department in late 2008 to return to the private sector. Mr. Tomarchio is currently a principal with the Agoge Group, LLC, an international strategic advisory firm based in Wayne, Pennsylvania. He advises companies, law firms, financial services firms, federal government contractors and government organizations on trends and changes in geopolitical markets and issues effecting international security. He also advises clients on business processes for technology companies, many of them in the defense, homeland security, cyber security and intelligence fields. He is also an active entrepreneur and has been involved in numerous early and mezzanine stage companies as an investor and a principal.