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rex m. lee background information

Rex M. Lee- Founder

 

Mr. Lee has over 35 years of tech and telecom industry experience which includes enterprise platform and software development.  He is currently a cybersecurity and privacy advisor centered on telecommunications and connected technology for BLACKOPS Partners, Washington, DC.


Regarding cybersecurity and privacy threats posed by tech & telecom, he is a former advisor to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), House & Senate Judiciary Committees, and Various Law Makers that include Senators Ted Cruz, TX, John Cornyn, TX, and Richard Blumenthal, CT.


The National Security Agency (NSA) has also requested information pertaining to cybersecurity threats posed by intrusive apps developed by nation-state companies from Russia and China from Mr. Lee.


Mr. Lee is an accomplished freelance technology journalist who has written numerous articles for MissionCritical Communications Magazine, The Wireless Messaging News, and The Epoch Times (NYC, NY) dating back to 2016.


Mr. Lee has covered several trade shows as a tech journalist that include Smart Cities Connect and CERAWeek 2019.


Since 2014, Mr. Lee has spoken at numerous trade  shows centered on critical infrastructure such as ENTELEC, IWCE, and OilComm.


Mr. Lee is a former Senior Executive, Infrastructure Networks, VP of Business Development, Houdinisoft, VP, Nighthawk Systems, GM, Nextel Partners, and RVP Arch Wireless.


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Carnegie Technologies- 2017 - Present

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  • Business Development Manager and Director of Strategic Accounts for several business units.

BLACKOPS Partners- 2018 - Present

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  •  Senior Tech and Telecom Analyst & Researcher.               
  • Intelligence & Strategy Advisor to the Fortune 1000 & Govt. Agencies.


Money Masters and IBM.TV- 2017- 2019

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  • Tech Journalist.
  • Associate Producer.

Extension Healthcare- 2016 - 2017

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  • Contractor Extension Healthcare providing social media marketing and sales consultation services.
  • Business Development Manager for the state of Texas.
  • Extension Healthcare is now Vocera.

Infrastructure Networks 2015 - 2016

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  • Enterprise sales consultant to help INET adopt a complex selling system, Miller Heiman Aug of 2015.
  • Filled in as a Sr. Sales Executive.

Space Data Corporation 2013 - 2015

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  • Consultant responsible for migrating Space Data's military technology to commercial markets within critical infrastructure in Aug of 2015.
  • Authored an $80 million dollar business plan for IoT/IIoT solutions.
  • Responsibilities included marketing licensed spectrum to the oil & gas industry, utility, and public safety.

rex m. lee- Freelance tech & telecom journalist

Money Masters TV Magazine 2017 - 2019

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  • Contracted to write tech and telecom articles for Money Masters TV Magazine and TV Shows.
  • Wrote the articles under the pen name "Cyber- Rex".

The Epoch Times (NYC, NY) 2018 - 2019

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  • Contracted by The Epoch Times to write a series of articles titled "Step Big Brother"- Corporate Surveillance.
  • Wrote over 15 articles for The Epoch times from Oct of 2018 to March of 2019.

Mission Critical Communications Magazine 2017 - Present

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  • Contracted to write "Is Your Smart Phone Secure?" for the June 2017 Publication.
  • Contracted to write "What Surveillance Capitalism Means for You" for the April 2018 Publication.
  • Contracted to write an article for the Aug 2019 Publication. 

The Wireless Messaging News 2016 - Present

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  • Mr. Lee has been writing tech and telecom articles for The Wireless Messaging News dating back to 2016.
  • Please support Brad Dye's Wireless Messaging News Site!

Rex m. lee advisor- DHS, Senate & House Judiciary Committees, and lawmakers/Facebook Cambridge analytica and google data collection congressional hearings 2018

Advisor to House Judiciary Committee/2018 Google Congressional Hearing

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  • Submitted information regarding predatory and harmful surveillance & data mining business practices employed by Google to House staffers for the Judiciary Committee.
  • Information submitted was used to formulate questions to be addressed by Sundar Pichai, CEO, Google, during the congressional hearing which took place on Dec 11, 2018.

Advisor to the Senate Judiciary Committee- 2018 Facebook Congressional Hearing

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  • Submitted information regarding predatory and harmful surveillance & data mining business practices employed by tech giants such as Facebook, Google, Apple and others to senate staffers for the Facebook 2018 congressional hearing involving Mark Zuckerberg.
  • The information exposed civil liberty, privacy, cyber security, and safety threats associated with Facebook, Google, Apple, and other tech giant's surveillance & data mining business practices.

Policy Change Proposal & Advisor to Senator Ted Cruz- TX/Facebook Congressional Hearing

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  • In Nov of 2017, Mr. Lee was asked to submit a policy change proposal, Electronic Bill of Rights, centered on legislation designed to protect consumers, teens, and children from companies that employ predatory & harmful surveillance and data mining business practices.
  • Submitted information regarding predatory & harmful surveillance & data mining business practices employed by Facebook, Google, Apple, & other Tech Giants for the Senate Judiciary Committee's 2018 Facebook Cambridge Analytica Congressional Hearings Involving Mark Zuckerberg, Chairman/CEO, Facebook.

Advisor to Senator Richard Blumenthal- CT/Facebook Congressional Hearing

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  • Mr. Lee was asked by Senator Blumenthal's office to submit information pertaining to predatory and harmful surveillance and data mining business practices employed by tech giants for the Senate Judiciary Committee's 2018 Facebook Cambridge Analytica Congressional Hearings involving Mark Zuckerberb, Chairman/CEO, Faebook.
  • Provided key information that helped the senator formulate educated questions to ask Mr. Zuckberberg regarding Facebook's data collection practices. 

Policy Change Proposal "Electronic Bill of Rights" Senator John Cornyn- TX

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  • Senator John Corynon's office asked Mr. Lee to submit the policy change proposal, Electronic Bill of Rights, for review in August of 2018.
  • The Electronic Bill of Rights is a policy change proposal which is a framework for legislation designed to protect consumers, teens, and children from predatory and unsafe surveillance & data mining business practices employed by tech giants such as Google, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, and Amazon.
  • The Electronic Bill of Rights has also been submitted to other Texas lawmakers such as Representative Will Hurd- SA, TX.

Department of Homeland Security- Study on Mobile Device Security April of 2017

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  • Mr. Lee was asked by the Department of Homeland Security to submit a smartphone and tablet PC terms of use and preinstalled content report and analysis for the DHS study on Mobile Device Security published in April of 2017.
  • The smartphone & tablet PC report highlighted numerous civil liberty, privacy, cyber security, and safety threats associated with the apps that support smartphones & tablet PCs.
  • The report also exposed Chinese surveillance and data mining technology associated with the Samsung Galaxy Note smartphone.

Rex M. lee- experienced Public Speaker & conference Journalist

ENTELEC 2014, 2015, 2016, & 2019

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  • Participated as a solo speaker, panelist, and keynote speaker at ENTELEC since 2014.
  • Conducted sessions regarding IoT/IIoT oil & gas automation, spectrum acquisition, and privacy & cybersecurity associated with smartphones, tablet PC, IoT/IIoT devices, & PCs supported by the android OS, Apple iOS, & Microsoft Windows OS.
  • Sessions include best practices and policies associated with smartphones, tablet PCs, IoT/IIoT devices, PCs, and B.Y.O.D. programs.  

IWCE 2017, 2018, & 2019

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  • Participated as a cyber security session moderator, spoke solo, and a panelist at IWCE since 2017.
  • The sessions are centered on privacy and cybersecurity threats posed by Google, Apple, and Microsoft Apps which support smartphones, tablet PCs, IoT/IIoT devices, and PCs used with in critical infrastructure.
  • Sessions include best practices and policies associated with smartphones, tablet PCs, IoT/IIoT devices, PCs, and B.Y.O.D. programs.   

OilComm/FleetComm 2018

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  • Participated as a solo speaker at OilComm/FleetComm 2018.
  • The session included information regarding privacy and cybersecurity threats posed by surveillance & data mining business practices employed by Google, Apple, Microsoft, Facebook, Amazon, and other tech giants.
  • Addressed privacy and cybersecurity threats posed by nation-state companies from China and Russia.
  • Session included best practices and policies associated with smartphones, tablet PCs, IoT/IIoT devices, PCs, and B.Y.O.D. programs.   

Smart Cities Connect 2017- Journalist Money Masters TV (PBS)

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  • Covered Smart Cities Connect 2017 for Money Masters TV and MMTV Magazine.

CERAWeek 2019- Associate Producer & Tech Journalist Money Masters TV (PBS)

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  • Covered CERAWeek 2019 for Money Masters TV as a freelance associate producer and tech journalist.
  • Secured onsite interviews with sr. executives, CEOs, and lawmakers for Money Masters TV PBS/BiZTV.