Skip to content

About Addison

Addison Whitney is a cadet at the United States Air Force Academy, where he is majoring in Cyber Science and minoring in German language and culture. While in high school, Addison worked as a food service worker at Advocate Healthcare Medical Center and as an Intern at Maclean-Fogg Component Solutions.

At the US Air Force Academy, he is an active member of the Cyber Competition team as well as the cadet in charge of the German club.

Addison Whitney
PO Box 3953
USAFA, CO 80841


United States Air Force Academy

Major: Cyber Science / Minor: German

Anticipated Graduation May, 2021
Cumulative GPA: 3.850

Libertyville High School

Graduation May, 2017
Weighted GPA: 4.145

Professional Experience

United States Air Force Academy

Cyber Competition Team

September 2017 – Present
— Developed skills in web exploitation, reverse engineering, binary exploitation, cryptography, forensics, and Python scripting
— Outstanding Sophomore: Elected by my peers and recognized by Air Force Academy leadership for developing underclassmen

United States Air Force Academy

Summer Cyber Course Instructor

July 2019 – August 2019
— Created and taught a cyber operations course for over 60 students
— Inspired the next generation of Cyber Warriors
— Trained students to use the linux command line and find vulnerabilities in remote systems as well as orchestrate social engineering campaigns

MacLean-Fogg Company

IT Intern

May 2016 – August 2016 / May 2016 – August 2016
— Designed and created an all new “one touch” print button for printing shop floor shipping labels that was integrated with the company ERP system
— Championed the creation of an all new notification device for any temperature or humidity issues for the company-wide computer server room
— Analyzed potential company “phishing” vulnerabilities with social media, documented and reviewed results with senior management

Advocate Healthcare

Host in Food Service

December 2015 – March 2017
— Food order fulfillment in a fast paced, high volume, hospital environment

Language Skills


— Over Seven years of progressive German language and culture study

Computer Languages

— C
— Python
— Assembly
— Lua


— Cyber Security
— International Relations
— Signals Intelligence
— National Security
— Downhill Skiing
— Distance Running