Advisory Board

NSI is honored that the following individuals have agreed to serve as a board of advisors to the Institute. They bring decades of experience in public service in a wide range of federal counterterrorism, defense, and intelligence agencies.  They include former officials from the administrations of several presidents, as well as the U.S. Congress, the federal judiciary, media, and academia.

Gen. Keith Alexander (Ret.)

Gen. Keith Alexander (Ret.)

President and CEO
IronNet Security
Michael Allen

Michael Allen

Managing Director
Beacon Global
Dmitri Alperovitch

Dmitri Alperovitch

Co-Founder and Chairman
Silverado Policy Accelerator
Chuck Alsup

Chuck Alsup

Former President
INSA
Judy Ansley

Judy Ansley

Former Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor
National Security Council
Stewart Baker

Stewart Baker

Partner
Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Jeremy Bash

Jeremy Bash

Founder and Managing Director
Beacon Global
John B. Bellinger III

John B. Bellinger III

Partner
Arnold & Porter
Teresa Carlson

Teresa Carlson

Vice President, Worldwide Public Sector
Amazon
Gus Coldebella

Gus Coldebella

General Counsel
Paradigm
Sada Cumber

Sada Cumber

Former U.S. Ambassador to the Organisation of the Islamic Conference
Raj De

Raj De

Partner, co-leader of the firm’s National Security practice group, and a member of the firm’s Congressional Investigations & Crisis Management team
Mayer Brown's
Donald R. Dixon

Donald R. Dixon

Board of Directors
IronNet Security
William Evanina

William Evanina

Former Director
National Counterintelligence and Security Center
Alice Fisher

Alice Fisher

Partner
Latham & Watkins'
Christopher Ford

Christopher Ford

Former Assistant Secretary for International Security and Nonproliferation
Department of State
Lenora Peters Gant

Lenora Peters Gant

Former Senior National Intelligence Officer
Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Greg Garcia

Greg Garcia

Executive Director for Cybersecurity
Health Sector Coordinating Council
Sue Gordon

Sue Gordon

Director
CACI
Ron Gula

Ron Gula

President
Gula Tech Adventures
General Michael Hayden (Ret.)

General Michael Hayden (Ret.)

Former Director
Central Intelligence Agency and National Security Agency
William J. Haynes

William J. Haynes

Former Executive Vice President
CSRA's
Niloofar Howe

Niloofar Howe

Senior Operating Partner
Energy Impact Partners
Aaron Hughes

Aaron Hughes

General Vice President
CISO
Frank R. Jimenez

Frank R. Jimenez

Vice president, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Raytheon Company
Sean Kanuck

Sean Kanuck

Former National Intelligence Officer for Cyber Issues
Office of the Director of National Intelligence
General Jack M. Keane (Ret.)

General Jack M. Keane (Ret.)

President
GSI Consulting
Caroline Krass

Caroline Krass

SVP and General Counsel
AIG
David Kris

David Kris

Founder
Culper Partners
Richard H. Ledgett, Jr.

Richard H. Ledgett, Jr.

Former Deputy Director
National Security Agency
Mike LeFever

Mike LeFever

Chief Executive Officer
Concentric Advisors
Letitia A. Long

Letitia A. Long

Former Director
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Neil MacBride

Neil MacBride

Partner
Davis Polk’s Litigation Department
Sigal Mandelker

Sigal Mandelker

General Partner
Ribbit Capital
Mike McConnell

Mike McConnell

Former Director of National Intelligence
Brent McIntosh

Brent McIntosh

Adjunct Senior Fellow
International Economics and Finance at the Council on Foreign Relations
Carmen Medina

Carmen Medina

Former Deputy Director for Intelligence
Central Intelligence Agency
Rear Admiral Alex Miller (Ret.)

Rear Admiral Alex Miller (Ret.)

Former Chief of Staff
National Security Agency
Heather Molino

Heather Molino

Staff Director
Corner Stone
Lisa O. Monaco

Lisa O. Monaco

Distinguished Senior Fellow
NYU Law School
John Norton Moore

John Norton Moore

former Walter L. Brown Professor of Law & Director
Center for National Security Law, UVA
Michael B. Mukasey

Michael B. Mukasey

Former U.S. Attorney General
Matt Olsen

Matt Olsen

Former Director
National Counterterrorism Center
Farah Pandith

Farah Pandith

First Ever Special Representative to Muslim Communities
Leon E. Panetta

Leon E. Panetta

Former Secretary of Defense
Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency
Margaret Peterlin

Margaret Peterlin

Former Chief of Staff to the Secretary of State
U.S. Department of State
Yleem Poblete

Yleem Poblete

Fmr. Asst. Sec. for Arms Control, Verif., & Cmpl.
U.S. Department of State
Benjamin Powell

Benjamin Powell

Former General Counsel
Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Alan Charles Raul

Alan Charles Raul

Founder and Leader
Sidley’s
Philip R. Reitinger

Philip R. Reitinger

President & CEO
Global Cyber Alliance
Harvey Rishikof

Harvey Rishikof

Chair of the Advisory Committee
ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security
Kristi Rogers

Kristi Rogers

Managing Partner and Co-Founder
Principal to Principal
Mike Rogers

Mike Rogers

Former Chairman
U.S. House Intelligence Committee
Paul Rosenzweig

Paul Rosenzweig

Former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Patrick Rowan

Patrick Rowan

Partner
McGuireWoods LLP
Ted Schlein

Ted Schlein

General Partner
Kleiner Perkins
David R. Shedd

David R. Shedd

Former Acting Director
Defense Intelligence Agency
Kristen Silverberg

Kristen Silverberg

Executive Vice President of Policy
Business Roundtable
Ted Ullyot

Ted Ullyot

Former General Counsel
Facebook
Michelle Van Cleave

Michelle Van Cleave

Former National Counterintelligence Executive
Kenneth Wainstein

Kenneth Wainstein

Partner
Davis Polk’s Litigation Department
Linton Wells II

Linton Wells II

Executive Advisor
C4I & Cyber Center
Vice Admiral TJ White (ret.)

Vice Admiral TJ White (ret.)

Former Commander
Fleet Cyber Command, US Tenth Fleet, and Navy Space Command
Joe Whitley

Joe Whitley

Former General Counsel
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Benjamin Wittes

Benjamin Wittes

Editor-in-Chief
Lawfare
Julie Myers Wood

Julie Myers Wood

Chief Executive Officer
Guidepost Solutions
Paul Wolfowitz

Paul Wolfowitz

Visiting Scholar
American Enterprise Institute
Alberto Yépez

Alberto Yépez

Co-Founder and Managing Director
ForgePoint Capital
Juan Zarate

Juan Zarate

Chairman and Co-Founder
Financial Integrity Network
Amy Zegart

Amy Zegart

Senior Fellow
Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies