JC Herz is the Senior Vice President of Exiger’s Software Supply Chain Solutions, where she leads the deployment and scaling of Exiger’s cyber supply chain solutions across the public and private sectors. JC was the co-founder and CEO of Ion Channel, which was acquired by Exiger in 2023, and has prior startup experience in predictive AI and data visualization. JC served as co-chair on the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s Working Group on Software Bill of Materials Standards and Formats. She was one of three co-authors of the Pentagon’s Open Technology Development Roadmap. Earlier in her career she was a New York Times columnist and published author. She is a Fellow at George Mason University’s National Security Institute.