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Rick Geritz
Rick Geritz
CEO & Founder
LifeJourney LLC


Rick Geritz is a serial entrepreneur and has spent the last 20 years building early stage companies.

He is currently the CEO and Founder of LifeJourney, a technology that inspires our nations youth to "Test Drive” what their future would be like to follow careers in the Cyber and STEM fields.

Prior to LifeJourney, Rick was the President and CEO of BDMetrics, an online business matchmaking technology for the tradeshow industry.

In addition, Rick held senior level executive roles for SafeNet where he was President and GM responsible for their VPN software, hardware and silicon businesses. Before SafeNet, Rick was the Executive Vice President and a board member at Rockville based ICARUS Corporation – an engineering simulation software company where he led the company's worldwide product, operations, and until its sale to Aspen Technology (NASDAQ; AZPN).

Rick has been a featured guest speaker on network security on TV and radio shows such as “Today” holds a patent for online business networking, was named one of Baltimore’s “Top 40 under 40” executives, and “Innovator of the Year.”Rick currently sits on the board of The Howard County Hospital, The Governor’s Cyber Security Commission, The Cyber Incubator at UMBC and leads the CyberMaryland initiative.

Speaking Schedule
Tuesday, September 17, 2:00-2:55pm -Cybersecurity Virtual Mentoring































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