Mollie Breen

IANS Faculty

Mollie is the Founder and CEO of Perygee, a no-code IT & security automation platform purpose-built to address the cyber security challenges of the digital-first world. Previously she was a mathematician at the National Security Agency focused on intelligence-related missions. Mollie was also the technical project manager for the AI/ML portfolio at the Defense Innovation Unit, where she led the adoption of AI/ML at the highest levels at the Pentagon. Molly holds dual Computer Science and Mathematics degrees from Duke University and both an MBA and MS in Engineering from Harvard University.

  • Embedded Systems and Internet of Things
  • Industrial Control Systems, SCADA
  • Asset Discovery and Inventory
  • Big Data
  • Business Productivity

Achievements & Contributions

Featured speaker at South by Southwest, S4, Hack the Capitol and at other prominent events and relevant media outlets.

Certifications & Credentials

  • MS in Engineering from Harvard University
  • BS in Computer Science from Duke University
  • MBA from Harvard Business School
  • BA in Mathematics from Duke University

Hobbies & Fun Facts

Mollie was a contestant on the TLC and Discovery Channel reality television show Girl Starter. She ran the 2017 Boston Marathon, enjoys concerts, and watched the entire Buffy the Vampire Slayer series.