Monti Knode

“Del” Monti Knode is the VP of Customer Success at Horizon 3 AI. A 26-year US Air Force veteran, Monti led teams setting up tactical communications in austere environments, secured and defended the Air Force’s $12B multi-classification networks, was a Deputy CIO at US Transportation Command transforming their logistics enterprise and innovating the DoD’s “Sprint to the Cloud” effort, and commanded nation-state hackers and strategy in support of our own national security interests. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), holds an Electrical Engineering bachelor’s degree and two Masters, including earning Distinguished Graduate honors from The Eisenhower School, and was a Service Chiefs Intern at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Husband for 28 years and father of 4 kids who’ve finally moved out, Monti is digging the startup life.