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Bryan Sparling, Colonel, US Army Retired, is a consultant, strategist and cyber operations expert.

Colonel Sparling was an early leader in military Information Warfare and Cyber Operations.  On active duty, he led information programs in Europe, from 2011-15 and for the NATO Alliance in Afghanistan 2010-11.

He currently is:

  • Senior Vice President at Horizon Strategies, LLC a boutique strategy, leader development and government services consultancy,
  • Founder of Victory 6, LLC, his personal consultancy, and
  • Instructor in the Telecom and Cyber program at CU Boulder.

Since retiring from the Army in 2015, his clients have included the US Army Cyber Command, US Army Europe, Booz, Allen, Hamilton, and the Northrup Grumman Corporation.

Bryan holds multiple graduate degrees and is an alumnus of CU’s Interdisciplinary Telecom Program (1998).  He and his wife Suzie have 3 kids, 2 of which are currently undergrads at CU – Go Buffs!