CEO at Black Chambers Inc.
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Alex Urbelis, CEO of Black Chambers Inc., and a partner in the Blackstone Law Group, is an attorney who has also been part of the information security community for more than 20 years.
Alex has worked for the US Army, ISTS (a federally funded cybersecurity and counterterrorism research center at Dartmouth), the CIA, the US Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, the international law firm of Steptoe & Johnson, and, most recently, as information security counsel and Chief Compliance Officer of one of the world’s largest luxury conglomerates.
Alex is regularly called upon by the media to opine on matters both legal and technical, and his published writings range from scholarly works, to bar journals, to op-editorials featured on The Intercept. Alex holds a BA, summa cum laude, in Philosophy from Stony Brook University, a JD, magna cum laude, from Vermont Law School, and the prestigious BCL from New College, Oxford University.