Buddy Tidwell

Buddy serves as the driving force behind Cellebrite Academy. Leading Cellebrite’ s Global Training initiatives for the last four years, he has attracted best-in-class instructors and transformed the function into a world-class, industry-leading digital forensics educational organization. With a long and credentialed career in both mobile/computer forensics and law enforcement, he is a recognized expert in both Federal and State courts and was recently asked to serve on the committee on Computer Crime and Digital Evidence (CDDE) for the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP). Buddy is recognized as a Cellebrite Certified Instructor, Certified Forensic Computer Examiner (CFCE) by the International Association of Computer Forensic Specialists, CCLO, CCPA, CCME with Cellebrite and he holds the CompTIA’s A+ certification and is a member of High Technology Crime Investigators Association (HTCIA).