Christopher Hadnagy is the founder and CEO of Social-Engineer, LLC. In his 16 years in the industry, Chris has written the world’s first social engineering framework, had the first social engineering based podcast and newsletter, and has written four books on the topic of social engineering.

Chris has spoken and taught social engineering around the globe, including at the Pentagon and other highly secure facilities. As the creator of the world’s first SECTF (Social Engineering Capture the Flag), he has led the way in educating people on this serious threat.

Chris works with some of the world’s leaders in scientific research to understand social engineering, and has even authored a book with Dr. Paul Ekman about how nonverbal communication is used by social engineers.

Chris holds his OSCP and OSWP and is the creator of the SEPP and MLSE Certifications.