Martin Minnich is the Program Manager for the California Cybersecurity Institute. Prior to joining the CCI, Minnich served our country as a Captain in the United States Marine Corps. In 2012 Martin received the prestigious Fed 100 award for the performance of his team and the Emergency 0peration Center after the devastating Tomodachi Earthquake in Japan. Where for the first several days all emergency operational support for Japan was executed from MCAS Iwakuni. Martin is a visionary and strategic leader, United States Marine Corps and Special Forces Veteran, warfighter, problem solver, innovative thinker, and author. Martin has a Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Kansas.