Enterprise Knowledge Partners, LLC
Founder & Managing Partner, Enterprise Knowledge Partners, LLC
Ms. Frantz is the Founder and Managing Partner of Enterprise Knowledge Partners (EKP), a premier provider of cyber security, forensics, compliance and technology strategy services. Over the past 25 years, Mary has held consulting and leadership positions in the areas of Information Technology Strategy, Enterprise Architecture, Cyber Security, Compliance, eDiscovery and Forensics. She is also a court vetted expert in cybersecurity, data breach, cloud based delivery models, breach remediation, and forensics. Mary is a keynote speaker, author, adjunct professor and has paneled multiple round tables as both a technology entrepreneur and industry expert. Mary graduated from Northern Illinois University in 1991 with a quadruple major: B.A. in Math / Statistics, B.A. in Foreign Language (Spanish, French), B.S. in International Relations, and a B.S. in Information Systems. She received an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago in 1992 with an emphasis in International Business, and a Masters in Computer Science Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in 1996. She holds certifications as an information systems security professional, an information systems auditor, ethical hacker, penetration tester and holds various other certifications in technology security, engineering, health care compliance, and enterprise architecture. She is active in many professional organizations. Both Mary and EKP have received multiple accolades over the years including the top 25 Women to Watch by the Twin Cities Business Journal and was a recipient of the 2016 Enterprising Women of the Year.