Chris Hagenbuch is a Principal at CANDA Solutions, a software and services firm specializing in industrial security, insider threat, continuous vetting, and counterintelligence, as well as Investigations management. CANDA’s flagship product Fresh Haystack has been proven to increase billable revenue by 60% and cut expenses by 40% when implemented throughout the hiring cycle of the Defense Industrial Base contractors. Chris’s subject matter expertise is sought after for insider threat, continuous vetting, and investigative analysis.
This knowledge was built while spending 20 years supporting law enforcement, threat assessment, background investigation and credentialing programs within DHS (such as Registered Traveler, TWIC, HME, FFDO, Aviation Workers, TSA Personnel Security, Federal Air Marshals, US-Visit and The US Secret Service), and over 25 years providing project, program, and portfolio management services with direct P&L to $250M. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Engineering from Lafayette College and a Executive Education Certificate of Finance From the Wharton School
Known for his work and presentations regarding Agile system delivery, identity management, information assurance, vetting and credentialing practice areas, his experience spans across consumer, corporate, and government areas. A leading security expert, Hagenbuch has been engaged in various working groups, participated in publications, provided speaking engagements and lectures, and received several awards.