Executive Vice President, Q6 Cyber and Founder of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Division of the US Secret Service
Villanueva spent 25 years in the U.S. Secret Service, where he specialized in transnational cybercrimes, access device fraud, network intrusions and identity theft data breaches affecting the private sector. He served in both investigative and undercover capacities around the world. Villanueva founded the U.S. Secret Service's Cyber Intelligence Section and headed the Miami Electronic Crimes Task Force. He has conducted extensive research into computer botnets and malware development attributed to foreign actors, and has led numerous projects in partnership with Stanford University, Carnegie Mellon University and private companies. Presently, Villanueva advises the boards of directors at Florida International University, the Florida International Security Association, Florida International Bankers Association and the International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators. He currently serves as executive vice president of the Cyber Threat Intelligence Division at cybersecurity firm Q6 Cyber.