Security and Compliance Counsel, Open Access Technology International
Montoya is an innovative attorney with a focus on the intersection of the law and cybersecurity. He provides counsel on legal, policy, regulatory, and strategic matters to a high-tech company serving the North American energy sector. He manages several internal cybersecurity related initiatives and provides project management support for new projects in OATI’s rapidly expanding smart grid area. He is president of the InfraGard Minnesota Members Alliance, an FBI-sponsored nonprofit that fosters critical infrastructure security through public/private collaboration, and an adjunct associate professor at the University of Minnesota Law School, where he teaches a course on cybersecurity law. Montoya also provides consultation to law firms starting up new cybersecurity practice groups and is an adviser to the Cybersecurity Summit. Previously, he served as a non-commissioned officer in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Montoya holds an M.S. in security technologies from the University of Minnesota Technological Leadership Institute, a J.D. from Hamline University School of Law with a certificate in advocacy and problem solving from the Dispute Resolution Institute, and a B.A. from the University of Minnesota.