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.

General (Ret.) Keith Alexander

General (Ret.) Keith Alexander

Former Director
National Security Agency
Michael Allen

Michael Allen

Former Majority Staff Director
U.S. House Intelligence Committee
Chuck Alsup

Chuck Alsup

Former Advisor to the Chairman
U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee
Stewart Baker

Stewart Baker

Former General Counsel
National Security Agency
Jeremy Bash

Jeremy Bash

Former Chief of Staff
Central Intelligence Agency
John B. Bellinger III

John B. Bellinger III

former Legal Advisor
U.S. State Department and National Security Council
David S. Cohen

David S. Cohen

Former Deputy Director
Central Intelligence Agency
Raj De

Raj De

Former General Counsel
National Security Agency
Gus Coldebella

Gus Coldebella

Former General Counsel (acting)
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Sada Cumber

Sada Cumber

Former U.S. Ambassador to the Organisation of the Islamic Conference
Donald R. Dixon

Donald R. Dixon

Co-Founder and Managing Director
Trident Capital Cybersecurity
Alice Fisher

Alice Fisher

Former Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division
U.S. Department of Justice
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 General Counsel
U.S. Department of Defense
Frank R. Jimenez

Frank R. Jimenez

Former General Counsel
U.S. Department of the Navy
Sean Kanuck

Sean Kanuck

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

General (Ret.) John M. Keane

Chairman
Institute for the Study of War
Caroline Krass

Caroline Krass

Former General Counsel
Central Intelligence Agency
David Kris

David Kris

Founder
Culper Partners
Letitia A. Long

Letitia A. Long

Former Director
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Neil MacBride

Neil MacBride

Former U.S. Attorney
Eastern District of Virginia
Ellen E. McCarthy

Ellen E. McCarthy

Former Chief Operating Officer
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Mike McConnell

Mike McConnell

Former Director of National Intelligence
Carmen Medina

Carmen Medina

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

Rear Admiral (Ret.) Alex Miller

Former Chief of Staff
National Security Agency
Heather Molino

Heather Molino

Former Minority Staff Director
U.S. House Intelligence Committee
Lisa O. Monaco

Lisa O. Monaco

Former Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism
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
Benjamin Powell

Benjamin Powell

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

Alan Charles Raul

Former Vice Chairman
Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board
Philip R. Reitinger

Philip R. Reitinger

President & CEO
Global Cyber Alliance
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

Former Assistant Attorney General for National Security
U.S. Department of Justice
Ted Schlein

Ted Schlein

General Partner
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers
Kristen Silverberg

Kristen Silverberg

Former U.S. Ambassador
European Union
David R. Shedd

David R. Shedd

Former Acting Director
Defense Intelligence Agency
Ted Ullyot

Ted Ullyot

Former Chief of Staff
U.S. Attorney General
Kenneth Wainstein

Kenneth Wainstein

Former Assistant Attorney General for National Security
U.S. Department of Justice
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

Former Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security
for Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Paul Wolfowitz

Paul Wolfowitz

Former Deputy Secretary of Defense
U.S. Department of Defense
Alberto Yépez

Alberto Yépez

Co-Founder and Managing Director
Trident Capital Cybersecurity
Juan Zarate

Juan Zarate

Former Deputy National Security Advisor for Combating Terrorism
Amy Zegart

Amy Zegart

Davies Family Senior Fellow
Hoover Institution