KENNETH R. HORNER

ADVISOR

Advisory Expertise:

  • Autonomous & Connected Transportation Cybersecurity Strategy, Policy, IT
  • Corporate and Cybersecurity Strategy Development & Integration
  • Cybersecurity Policy, Regulatory Compliance

Mr. Horner has over 50 years of experience in using innovative ideas and technology to solve business problems, garnered mostly during his time as the head of Deloitte Consulting’s New York practice. Prior to joining Cyber Frontiers, Mr. Horner was Senior Partner at Deloitte for 38 years and worked with a broad range of major U.S. and international companies. In his career, he had a number of different roles in the firm as: (1) Managing Director of Deloitte Consulting’s New York practice office – a $400mm operation; (2) founding Director of Deloitte’s Global Analytics Practice – an operation with $800mm annualized revenues by month 24; (3) leader of the IT Strategy practice in the US; (4) Co-President of the information technology joint venture between Deloitte’s Japanese and American firms; (5) Lead Client Service Partner on Dun & Bradsteet, and SWIFT; (6) the Lead Consulting Principal on Lucent, KKR, and News Corporation.

Over his career, he served a number of Deloitte’s largest clients, including: Ford Motors, IntelSat, AT&T, Lucent, Verizon, Merrill Lynch, JP Morgan, Citibank, and. Since leaving Deloitte, Mr. Horner’s expertise has been widely sought after. Over just a short period of time, he has helped two major publicly-held and several private companies and startups, working directly with their Boards and senior leadership on strategic issues involving growth, new product development, business structure, acquisitions, and technology investment.

During his career, Mr. Horner’s industry focus has been clients in the automotive, media and telecom, financial services, and consumer products industries. He has helped clients innovate and grow and understand the impact of new economic realities on their organizations, costs, and business processes. This work has included: corporate strategy, merger integration, diligence and divestiture support, carve out support for standalone operations, formulation of technology and business process strategies, back office operations improvement, corporate governance, strategic cost reduction programs, and new product technology applications. Mr. Horner’s more recent work has focused specifically on advising technology growth ventures in the autonomous vehicles, robotics, and artificial intelligence space.

EDUCATION:

Massachusetts Institute of Technology:

  • B.S. Aerospace Engineering (Control Systems) 1970
  • B.S. Industrial Management (Information Systems) 1970
  • M.S. Aerospace Engineering (Operations Research) 1972
  • M.S. Sloan School of Industrial Management (Planning and Control) 1972