Forbes Technology Council Is an Invitation-Only Community for World-Class CIOs, CTOs and Technology Executives.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Eric Hipkins, chief executive officer, and Mike Morris, chief technology officer of R9B (root9B, LLC), have been accepted into the Forbes Technology Council, an invitation-only community for world-class CIOs, CTOs and technology executives.

Mr. Hipkins and Mr. Morris join other Forbes Technology Council members, who are hand-selected, to become part of a curated network of successful peers and get access to a variety of exclusive benefits and resources, including the opportunity to submit thought leadership articles and short tips on industry-related topics for publishing on Forbes.com.

Forbes Councils combines an innovative, high-touch approach to community management perfected by the team behind Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) with the extensive resources and global reach of Forbes. As a result, Forbes Council members get access to the people, benefits and expertise they need to grow their businesses — and a dedicated member concierge who acts as an extension of their own team, providing personalized one-on-one support.

Hipkins stated, “It is a pleasure to be part of such a remarkable group of professionals. At the heart of R9B is a desire to drive community engagement in cybersecurity. Being a member of the Technology Council helps fulfill that mission. It also offers an excellent opportunity to discuss business issues and trends in an interdisciplinary setting. Mike and I are looking forward to engaging with fellow members, dedicated to leading through continuous development and improvement in our industry and beyond.”

Scott Gerber, founder of Forbes Councils, says, “We are honored to welcome Eric and Mike into the community. Our mission with Forbes Councils is to curate successful professionals from every industry, creating a vetted, social capital-driven network that helps every member make an even greater impact on the business world.”

About R9B
R9B (root9B, LLC) is the leader in advanced cybersecurity solutions, enhancing the way global organizations detect, pursue, isolate and eliminate threats to enterprise infrastructure. As the company that introduced HUNT to commercial markets in 2013, R9B products and services are trusted by both governments and Fortune 500 brands to achieve tangible results. Founded by professionals with backgrounds in the Defense, Intelligence and commercial communities, R9B delivers expert knowledge, next-generation technology and in-depth training through a security-as-a-service model. For more information, visit www.root9b.com.

About Forbes Councils
Forbes partnered with the founders of Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) to launch Forbes Councils, invitation-only communities for world-class business professionals in a variety of industries. Members, who are hand-selected by each Council’s community team, receive personalized introductions to each other based on their specific needs and gain access to a wide range of business benefits and services, including best-in-class concierge teams, personalized connections, peer-to-peer learning, a business services marketplace, and the opportunity to share thought leadership content on Forbes.com. For more information about Forbes Technology Council, visit https://forbestechcouncil.com/ . To learn more about Forbes Councils, visit forbescouncils.com.