Florida Center for Cybersecurity

Adam Sheffield serves as the Cybersecurity Program Manager for the Florida Center for Cybersecurity (FC2).

Adam is responsible for planning, organizing, and controlling multiple efforts associated with the current cybersecurity initiative at USF across three primary pillars: Education, Outreach, and Research. His primary focus is building relationships with external stakeholders in order to identify synergies and align efforts across the state of Florida in this growing field.

Prior to joining USF, Adam led various efforts in the defense industrial base with a focus on business development, strategic initiatives, and operations. He has over 10 years of military service (active and reserve) in combat arms and intelligence. His areas of professional focus include:

  • Business Development and Strategic Capture
  • Cost/Price Analysis & Price to Win
  • Proposal Management
  • Project Management
  • Human & Cyber Intelligence
  • Military Information Support Operations

He has worked in both large organizations and start-up environments as well as led teams on the front lines of the Global War on Terror.

Adam has a bachelor's degree in International Studies and is near completion of a Master of Business Administration (MBA). Additionally, he has completed multiple courses of study related to government acquisitions and intelligence.