Amy S. Hamilton is a cyber security professional, IT project manager, author, motivational speaker, and shoe aficionado. She became a certified Project Management Professional through the Project Management Institute in 2007 and has been a volunteer in her local chapters in Stuttgart, Germany and Colorado Springs, CO. She presented on the “The Secret to Life from a PMP” at TEDxStuttgart in September 2016. She taught Project Management Tools at Colorado Technical University and was a facilitator for the Master’s Degree Program in Project Management for Boston University.
Amy holds a Bachelor of Science (BS) in Geography, from Eastern Michigan University, a Master of Science (MS) in Urban Studies from Georgia State University, Master in Computer Science (MSc) from the University of Liverpool, Master Certificate in Project Management (PM) and Chief Information Officer (CIO) from the National Defense University, and completed the US Air University, Air War College. She is a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) candidate at Regent University in their Organizational Leadership Program.
She is an award-winning public speaker and has presented in over twenty countries on overcoming adversity, reaching your dreams, computer security, and project management. She served in the Michigan Army National Guard as a communications specialist and was commissioned into the US Army Officer Signal Corp, serving on Active Duty and later the US Army Reserves. She has worked at both the US European Command and the US Northern Command & North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) on multiple communications and IT projects. She served two years as a senior cyber security policy analyst at the Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President and currently works as the Senior Cyber Security Advisor for the Department of Energy Chief Information Security Officer.
Amy’s motto is “A woman who is passionate about project management, public speaking and shoes.”