Antonio A. (Tony) Rucci is the Director of Information Security & Threat Intelligence for GRIDSMART Technologies Inc, Knoxville, TN and is a retired Counterintelligence Special Agent and US Army Warrant Officer, with more than 34 years of technical security experience. Tony ran technical espionage and computer crimes investigations for a good portion of his operational career where he served as the Counterintelligence Operations Officer at The White House, serving two administrations from 1998-2004. He led technical accreditation for a critical facility at one of the DOE National Labs before being recruited to move to Reno, NV to build a data center for one of the beltway bandits. Since then, Tony started two of his own companies; served as the Chief Security Officer for two others; and built an InfoSec & Threat Intelligence vertical for another company before joining GRIDSMART earlier this year. Tony continues to serve national security efforts in his current capacities, stirring up the Transportation Industry by assessing and assisting smart/autonomous vehicle strategies along with their smart cities and traffic management support infrastructure, supporting both private sector and government interests.