Paul Kurtz

Paul Kurtz

Paul Kurtz is an internationally recognized expert on cybersecurity and a co-founder of TruSTAR and now is the Chief Cybersecurity Advisor of Splunk’s Public Sector business. Paul began working on cybersecurity at the White House in the late 1990s where he served in senior positions relating to critical infrastructure, counterterrorism on the White House's National Security and Homeland Security Councils.

Official Title:

Chief Cybersecurity Advisor

What You Really Do:

Understand customers' security pain points and assist with solutions.


Family, running, and boating

Favorite Quote:

“We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.’”

- Albert Einstein

Favorite Movie:

Dr Strangelove or: How I learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb

First Day at Splunk:

June 1, 2021

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