James Lindsay is the Chief Technology Officer at Syner Solutions. James spent over 22 years in the Canadian Military. His time served included deployments to Kandahar, Afghanistan and holding both the positions of Chief Architect and Engineer of End Point Security, and the Chief Architect and Engineer for IT Risk Assessment for the Department of National Defence (DND). James holds an Undergraduate Degree in Computer Science and a Master’s in Electrical Engineering. On his own time, James is currently finishing a part-time PhD in Computer Engineering that focuses on Deep Learning. He currently has 9 peer reviewed academic publications. His passions include: Artificial Intelligence; Machine Learning; Cyber Security; Data Security; Quantum Computing; and understanding strange and exotic concepts of computing to the point that they start to become usable.