Matti Kon is a business systems and cyber security expert with over 30 years of experience in developing and integrating computer systems for both corporate America and military complex. Known for his comprehensive knowledge of world and military history and his strong belief that history is the best indicator of the future, Matti Kon combines his passion for history with his cyber security expertise to promote cyber security protection and technology compliance.
Matti Kon is a regular contributor to public media including PIX 11, ABC News, Al Jazeera and many others. He has been frequently interviewed and quoted in the news and print media on issues ranging from cyber security, new technologies, security tips, leadership, corporate management, and military history.
Prior to moving to New York City, Matti Kon served in the Airborne Division of the Israel Defense Forces for five years, serving as an intelligence officer in his last role before being honorably discharged with the rank of Captain. In the late ‘80s, Matti Kon worked on Wall Street as a programmer and system integrator for the internal audit group at AIG, prior to pursuing his entrepreneurial ventures in the private market.
Today, under Matti Kon’s leadership, InfoTech, which is headquartered in midtown Manhattan, with satellite offices throughout the U.S. and Europe, is an industry leader providing system products and IT services to hundreds of major companies, corporations and government agencies in the United States. Some of InfoTech’s key clients include the U.S. DoD (Department of Defense), U.S. Navy, Raytheon Missile Systems, and many others. In the private sector, key clients include major Wall Street firms such as Wells Fargo, UBS, Raymond James, Evercore/ISI, Morgan Stanley, JWT and many others. InfoTech’s client base reaches beyond the U.S. with clients in countries such as England, Israel, Australia, and other European countries.
Matti Kon and InfoTech have been recognized on several occasions by the Senate’s Defense Appropriation committee as a key player within the defense industry and hence funded for key defense contracts. InfoTech has also been recognized as one of the 10 best companies to work for, and one of the top five places to intern in North Dakota.