Gentry Lane

Gentry Lane is the CEO & Founder of ANOVA Intelligence, a venture-backed cyber national security software company that serves American critical infrastructure, defense and intelligence agencies. She is also a Fellow at the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, and is a visiting fellow at the National Security Institute at George Mason University’s Antonin Scalia Law School.

Ms. Lane is a senior software executive and statistician. She worked with Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s computational security department to develop and commercialize groundbreaking discoveries in the fields of computational anomaly detection and memory forensics. Ms. Lane is a frequent speaker on cyber national security, internationally recognized subject matter expert on cyberconflict strategy, and she advises members of Congress, NATO and U.S. defense and intelligence leaders. Her writing on cyberconflict deterrence strategy has been featured in peer-reviewed journals, The Wall Street Journal, Security Magazine and the Cipher Brief. A humble scholar of military strategic logic, she believes deterrence in the cyber domain is essential for the preservation of liberal democracies and free market economies everywhere.

A staunch STEMinist, Ms. Lane mentors young women interested in technology with national security applications, and is a member of InfraGard, Women in Defense, Women in Foreign Policy, is a mentor for Code It Forward, #NatSecGirlSquad, and a board advisor to deep tech startups.

She is bilingual (English & French).