Chad Bennett

About Chad

Chad Bennett is a passionate technologist and cybersecurity professional, a three time Inc. 500 CEO, an Ironman Finisher, the Father of 6 kids, and the founder of HEROIC Cybersecurity (

Chad’s background in cybersecurity started at age 14 as a self-taught hacker when he learned to audit online systems for vulnerabilities. Later, he helped manage cybersecurity for one of the largest computing departments at Brigham Young University. In 2011, he founded Lancera, an enterprise software development and cybersecurity services company which grew to hundreds of employees and ranked #149 and #146 on the Inc. 500 list of fastest growing U.S. based companies. 

In 2016, frustrated with antivirus and modern cybersecurity solutions, he merged his experience in cybersecurity into HEROIC with a mission to intelligently protect the worlds information. is building the next-generation of cybersecurity .

Bennett’s professional accolades include Inc. Magazine’s Inc. 500 list (4x), Utah Business Forty Under 40, and Utah Business’ Top Startups to Watch. See more at Forbes.

Media Mentions

Outlets featuring Chad, HEROIC Cybersecurity or the HEROIC Tribe

Join Us

Join me and my family as we travel the world, connecting with local communities and teaching about the importance of securing technology against cyber threats.

Join Us

Join me and my family as we travel the world, connecting with local communities and teaching about the importance of securing technology against cyber threats.

Speaking Engagements

Keynote Presentations and Speaking Engagements

Future Events

Bitcoin, Crypto, Blockchain & DeFi

Clubhouse App

Are you interested in learning about Bitcoin, Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies or DeFi? Come join a weekly conversation with HEROIC CEO Chad Bennett where he will discuss the latest news and new concepts around decentralized finance (DeFi) on the Clubhouse App.

Past Events

Jan 12, 2023
Moreton Producer Kickoff

Salt Lake City, Utah

What should insurance agents know about cybersecurity and how can they better help support thier clients. Why hackers hack, top threats facing business’ today, 2023 cyber statistics, and what can be done to protect yourselves and prepare your clients.

May 26, 2022
Cryptopia Blockchain Conference

Draper, Utah

Breakout panel with top cybersersecurity leaders in Utah. Discussion about compliance, web3, social engineering, artificial intelligence and more. Top 3 things you can do to protect yourself from threats.

Feb 25, 2021
Bitcoin, Crypto & DeFi

Clubhouse App

Are you interested in learning about Bitcoin, Blockchain, DeFi, or Cryptocurrencies? Come join a conversation with HEROIC CEO Chad Bennett about the latest news and the new concepts around decentralized finance (DeFi) on Clubhouse.

JUNE 10, 2019
Economic Future Forum

Salt Lake City, Utah

Blockchain will expand opportunities for exchange and collaboration by reducing reliance on intermediaries and the frictions associated with them. This session will provide a clear-eyed view of the technology’s potential in the context of economic development.
MAY 15-18, 2019
MLG Blockchain Roadshow

New York, Toronto, Montreal

The mission of The MLG Blockchain Roadshow is to bring leading growth stage blockchain firms together with the most active capital groups and strategic partners.

APR 30, 2019
F50 Global Capital Summit

Stanford University, CA

The F50 Global Capital Summit® (GCS) is one of the Silicon Valley Bay Area’s flagship events for the venture ecosystem.

APR 3-4, 2019
ELEV8 Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

ELEV8’s vision is that blockchain, cryptocurrencies, digital assets, and new emerging technologies create a more interconnected economic global ecosystem, working to eliminate barriers to growth and creating increased value for stakeholders across all industries. We believe blockchain and future technologies will serve as the foundation for new economic systems which are more efficient, open, and accessible.

Jan 29-30, 2019
Decentralized Summit

Decentralized Summit is a two-day Online Summit for blockchain professionals and believers in a decentralized future who want to improve their capability to #buidl and learn from their peers and thought leaders in the ecosystem.

DEC 11 – 12, 2018

Las Vegas, NV

CryptoBlockCon joins cryptocurrency and blockchain tech experts to discuss the future of blockchain & crypto assets.

Sep 14-19, 2018
MERGE! Conference

Orlando, FL

MERGE! is a conference event gathering multiple focus areas including blockchain and cybersecurity under one roof.

JUL 13-14, 2018
Digital Currency Con

Park City, UT

Digital Currency Con hosts premier Blockchain and Cryptocurrency conferences.

JUN 6, 2018
Angel Investor Summit

San Francisco, CA

Connecting Silicon Valley, US and foreign financial professionals and investors to global startups and private companies.

May 19-20, 2018
WBC Summit

Moscow, Russia

The World Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Summit aims to spread the adoption of blockchain technology across the world.

APR 23, 2018
#BPNLDN London

London, England

#BPNLDN is a new ICO-oriented blockchain event where attendees connect with ICOs and blockchain tech.

FEB 16, 2018
BYU Blockchain Summit

Provo, UT

This summit aims to spark conversation of how blockchain technology is transforming markets, institutions, and life.

1881 W Traverse Pkwy
Ste E #257
Lehi, UT 84043

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