NDIA New England Board Member Ryan Heidorn

Ryan Heidorn is a Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Steel Root in Salem, MA, where he leads the firm’s cybersecurity practice. Ryan’s expertise includes helping government contractors implement and operationalize cybersecurity requirements under DFARS 252.204-7012 and NIST SP 800-171.

Ryan teaches cybersecurity at Endicott College in Beverly, MA, and is a frequent presenter on subjects including cybersecurity, compliance, and digital privacy. Prior to founding Steel Root, Ryan held various roles in IT operations and systems engineering. Ryan holds a M.S. in Information Technology from the Van Loan School at Endicott College and a B.A. in Political Studies from Gordon College.