Our Team

Craig Barber

Advisor

With a unique and inspiring background, Craig is a distinguished cyber security and technology leader who began his career as an apprentice engineer. Joining the British Telecom (BT) apprenticeship program straight out of high school, Craig has two decades of experience working for major communications and infrastructure businesses. He is currently the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at SugarCRM, a cloud-based customer relationship management (CRM) company.

Fueled by a passion for creating opportunities for others, Craig has mentored numerous apprentices who have gone on to thrive in the tech industry both in the United Kingdom and United States. He has also served as an advisor and assessor for British Computing Society apprenticeships and is a former branch chair for the Chartered Institute of Information Security.

Craig’s exceptional contributions to technology leadership, education, and development were recognized in 2022 when he relocated to the United States under the EB1A “Extraordinary Ability” program. He remains highly active in the cyber security industry where he has contributed to national television, radio, and podcast discussions and shared his insights in several industry publications.

Now a Nashville, Tennessee resident, Craig enjoys the city’s vibrant music scene and cheering on the Nashville Predators.